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Leon Riebman

electronics company executive

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 of Pennsylvania, 1943;Master of Sciences, University Pennsylvania, 1947;Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1951.

Career

Senior engineer, Philco, Philadelphia, 1946;research associate, part-time instructor, University of Pennsylvania, 1948-1951;a founder, president, American Electronic laboratories, Colmar and Lansdale, Pennsylvania, since 1950. Director Ampal, Old York Road Bank.

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.

father:
Abraham Benjamin Riebman

mother:
Bertha (Aisikovitz) Riebman

spouse:
Claire Jay Edeson

children:
Barbara Lynne Riebman

Robert Alvin Riebman