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Martin Henry Benedek

industrialist.

Martin Henry Benedek, industrialist.

Background

Benedek, Martin Henry was born on February 15, 1904 in Budapest, Hungary. Son of Adolph and Julie (Roth) Benedek.

Education

Brought to the United States, 1908, naturalized, 1916. Student public schools New York City.

Career

Pioneer in development components electronic industry. With General Instrument Corporation, from 1955, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, 1955-1968, chairman finance committee, director, 1968-1978. Founder Albert Einstein College Medicine.

President of the board Benedek Foundation, Inc. Home: Palm Beach, Fla.

Connections

Married Leonore Friedman, January 19, 1935. Children: Warren Donald, A. Richard, Barry Paul.

father:
Adolph Benedek

mother:
Julie (Roth) Benedek

spouse:
Leonore Friedman

children:
Warren Donald Benedek

A. Richard Benedek

Barry Paul Benedek