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Leon Riebman

Leon Riebman was American electronics company executive. Patentee in field. Recipient State of Israel Bond award, 1968, Atwater Kent award, 1943. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; member American Technion (president Philadelphia chapter), Sigma Xi., Tau Beta Pi, Etta Kappa Nu, Pi Mu Epsilon.

Background

  • Riebman, Leon was born on April 22, 1920 in Coatsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Abraham Benjamin and Bertha (Aisikovitz) Riebman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, University Pennsylvania, 1943. Master of Science, University Pennsylvania, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1951.

    Career

    • Senior engineer Philco, Philadelphia, 1946. Research associate, part-time instructor University Pennsylvania, 1948-1951. Founder, chairman American Electronic Laboratories, Colmar and Lansdale, Pennsylvania, 1950—1996.

      Director Ampal, Old York Road Bank.

    Major achievements

    • Patentee in field.

    Membership

    Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member American Technion (president Philadelphia chapter), Sigma Xi., Tau Beta Pi, Etta Kappa Nu, Pi Mu Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Claire Jay Edeson, February 27, 1944 (deceased 2003). Children: Barbara Lynne, Robert Alvin.
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    Died December 20, 2007
    (aged 87)
    • 1943
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1947
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1951
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1946
      Senior, engineer Philco
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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