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Dr Robert W Allington
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Birth: Sep. 18, 1935
Madison
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 2006
Lincoln
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA

Robert was born to William B. and Norma
(Peterson)Allington of Madison,Wis.
Robert developed an interest in chemistry
and electronics, building his first radio
when he was 13 years old and designing
many other gadgets,including record players
and a set of night-vision goggles. He
graduated from Lincoln Northeast High and
entered the University of Nebraska at the
age of 16. By 1961, Allington completed
his bachelor's and Master's degrees in
electrical engineering,in 1957, he and a
partner, Jake Schafer, started a part-time
business repairing and building scientific
instruments. An order for a fraction
collector for liquid chromatography
convinced Allington and Schafer to form a full-
time business manufacturing these and other
instruments this business became Isco.
In 1964 Schafer quit the enterprise. in 1976
Robert married Mary L. Oldham . In 1985, the
faculty of the department of chemistry and
the Board of Regents of the University of
Nebraska awarded Allington with an honorary
Doctorate of Science. By 2000, Isco had
grown into a #60 million global enterprise.
In 2004,Isco became part of Teledyne
Technologies, creating Teledyne Isco,
a world leader in analytical instrument
technology.

Preceded in death by: parents; wife.

Robert was (70) 
 
Burial:
Wyuka Cemetery
Lincoln
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 14, 2010
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Dr Robert W Allington
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