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David Lawrence Jaffe

educator

David Lawrence Jaffe, American educator. Member engineering council Columbia; member industry advisory council Department Defense Board of directors Armstrong Memorial Foundation; Fellow Radio; member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Sigma Xi.

Background

Jaffe, David Lawrence was born on July 6, 1913 in Brooklyn. Son of Harry and Dora (Botwinick) Jaffe.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, College City New York, 1935. Master of Science in Elec. Engineering, Columbia, 1936, Doctor of Philosophy.

(S.W. Bridgham fellow 1937-1939), 1940.

Career

Assistant electrical engineering College City New York, 1935-1937. Research problems frequency modulation Columbia, 1937-1939. With Columbia Broadcasting System, 1939-1942, supervisor maintenance video facilities Grand Central Terminal, 1940-1942.

With Raytheon Manufacturing Corporation, 1942-1944. Chief research engineer Templetone Radio Corporation, New London, Connecticut, 1944-1945. Co-founder Polarad electronics corporation, Long Island City, 1945, president, Chairman of the Board 1950-1969.

Consultant electronics industry, 1969-1971. Deputy director National Maritime Research Center, Office Research and Development, Maritime Administration, unites states department Commerce, Kings Point, New York, 1971-1973. Adjunct Professor electrical engineering Florida Atlantic U., Boca Raton, 1973-1975.

Membership

Member engineering council Columbia. Member industry advisory council Department Defense Board of directors Armstrong Memorial Foundation. Fellow Radio; member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Sigma Xi.

Clubs: Columbia (New York City).

Connections

Married Sylvia Ann Finkelstein, August 25, 1940. Children: Robert Franklin, Peter Allen, Gilbert Roy, Donald Benton.

father:
Harry Jaffe

mother:
Dora (Botwinick) Jaffe

spouse:
Sylvia Ann Finkelstein

children:
Robert Franklin Jaffe

Peter Allen Jaffe

Gilbert Roy Jaffe

Donald Benton Jaffe