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John Nathaniel Harris

electronics engineer

John Nathaniel Harris, American electronics engineer. Served with United States Army, 1941-1945, PTO.; Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), American Physical Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

Harris, John Nathaniel was born on October 5, 1919 in Hinton, West Virginia, United States. Son of John William and Lula Pearl (Yantis) Harris.

Education

Bachelor of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1948, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, 1949, Master of Science in Physics, 1950. Staff physicist Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, New Mexico, 1950-1952. Staff engineer Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, since 1952, member semiconductor electronics education committee Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1965-1967.

Electronic system design engineer Kwajalein Missile Range, 1966-1971, 79-87, Haystack Radio Observatory, since 1987.

Works

  • Author: (with others) Digital Transistor Circuits, 1966, Handbook of Basic Transistor Circuits and Measurements, 1966.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1941-1945, PTO. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), American Physical Society, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Naomi Angelo Firkins, September 30, 1944 (divorced 1967).; married Carole Ruth Marks, May 19, 1983. Children: Charles Robert, Gary Wade.

father:
John William Harris

mother:
Lula Pearl (Yantis) Harris

spouses:
Naomi Angelo Firkins

Carole Ruth Marks

children:
Charles Robert Harris

Gary Wade Harris