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Allen Balcom Du Mont
Birth: Jan. 29, 1901
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1965
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Inventor, Businessman. He created the first commercial television by perfecting cathode ray tube. Some of his other accomplisments were making radar possible by devising the first television guidance system for missiles; developing method to locate shrapnel in wounds, and inventing anti-knock gasoline and durable lacquer for cars.  
 
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 Parents:
  William Henry Beaman Du Mont (1870 - 1946)
  Lillian Felton Du Mont (1877 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Ethel Martha Steadman Du Mont (1903 - 1978)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Hebron Cemetery
Upper Montclair
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 11, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 10720
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Thank you, Dr. DuMont, for being an early champion for equality between VHF and UHF channels. If only the FCC had had the sense to adopt your table of channel allocations back in the early '50s, Kansas City might have had an independent station on channe...(Read more)
- DP Johnson
 Added: Jul. 11, 2014
May GOD Bless you Allen Balcom Du Mont as you have blessed us all families and kin.
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Mar. 19, 2014

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 Added: Jan. 29, 2014
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