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Reginald Aubrey Fessenden
Birth: Oct. 6, 1866
Quebec, Canada
Death: Jul. 22, 1932, Bermuda

Scientist. A native of East Bolton, Quebec, he is best known as, "The Father Of Radio Broadcasting." A noted Canadian inventor and electrician, Fessenden invented the electrolytic detector, the barretter detector, a wireless system for submarines to signal eash other, and the fathometer (a sonar device). He was also the first person to transmit his own voice over the first wireless telephone. He was awarded the 1929 Scientific American's Gold Medal, the Medal of Honor from the Institute of Radio Engineers, and the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, awarded him a medal and a cash prize for "One Whose Labors Had Been of Great Benefit." Fessenden passed away in Bermuda in 1932. He was postumously inducted into the CAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 1986. (bio by: K) 
 
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 Parents:
  Elisha Joseph Fessenden (1837 - 1896)
  Clementina Trenholm Fessenden (1843 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen May Trott Fessenden (1866 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  Reginald Aubrey Fessenden (1866 - 1932)
  Kenneth Harcourt Fessenden (1868 - 1943)*
  Cortez Ridley Trenholme Fessenden (1870 - 1938)*
  Lionel Victor Fessenden (1872 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marks Church Cemetery
Smith's Parish, Bermuda
 
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Jul 01, 2006
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