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Electrical parts manufacturing company executive

Eric Lidow, Lithuanian Electrical parts manufacturing company executive. Achievements include patents in semiconductors. Board of directors Lidow Foundation; trustee City of Hope, Los Angeles County Mus.Art. Senior member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; member American Technion Society (vice president).

Background

Lidow, Eric was born on December 22, 1912 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Came to the United States, 1937, naturalized, 1941. Son of Leon and Rachel (Schwartz) Lidow.

Education

M. Electrical Engineering, Technische Hochschule, Berlin, Germany, 1937.

Career

Elec. engineer, Super Electric Company, Berlin, Germany, 1937;electrical development engineer, Emby Products California, 1939-1941;co-founder, vice president, Selenium Corporation American, 1941-1946;with, International Rectifier Corporation, El Segundo, California, since 1946;now president, Chairman of the Board, also director corporation and domestic and foreign subsidiaries., International Rectifier Corporation, El Segundo, California. Member Associates California Institute Technology.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in semiconductors.

Membership

Board directors Lidow Foundation. Trustee City of Hope, Los Angeles County Museum Art. Senior member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Member American Technion Society (vice president).

Connections

Married Judith Margolis, July 2, 1939 (divorced 1952). 1 son, Alan; Married Elizabeth Hay, October 1952. Children: Derek Balfour, Alexander.

father:
Leon Lidow

mother:
Rachel (Schwartz) Lidow

spouse:
Judith Margolis

spouse:
Elizabeth Hay

child:
Derek Balfour Lidow

child:
Alexander Lidow