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Ovshinsky, Stanford Robert b. November 24, 1922 d. October 17, 2012 Inventor, Scientist. He is best known for his many inventions in digital memory, solar energy, battery technology, optical media, and solid hydrogen storage. He has often been compared with Thomas Edison and Albert Einstein because of his many scientific patents (over 400), and his independent and radical contributions to science. Born in Akron, Ohio, to working-class Jewish immigrant parents who had escaped Eastern Europe around 1905, he worked as a toolmaker and machinist in various shops...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Farband and Workmen's Circle Cemeteries, Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA