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Laurens Hammond
Birth: Jan. 11, 1895
Evanston
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1973
Cornwall
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA

Engineer, Businessman, Music Innovator. He was the founder and president of Hammond Organ Company. Graduated in Mechanical Engineering at the Cornwell University, he is known for being the inventor of homonymous electromechanical organ. The realization of this portable instrument was the result of his idea of introducing the people to the pleasure of making music, and the reason of his economic success. During the World War II, he contributed develop the system for remote control of the trajectory of the missiles, obtained the patent of the infrared sensors to guide the bombs and has invented a new type of gyroscope. (bio by: Lucy Caldarelli) 
 
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Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Lucy Caldarelli
Record added: May 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89881286
Laurens Hammond
Added by: Lucy Caldarelli
 
Laurens Hammond
Added by: Lucy Caldarelli
 
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Happy Birthday. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Jan. 11, 2015

- Timeless
 Added: Jan. 11, 2015

- Mike Caldwell
 Added: Jan. 11, 2015
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