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Laurens Hammond
Birth: Jan. 11, 1895
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1973
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 & Chris) 
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  Mildred Anton-Smith Hammond (1900 - 1954)*
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Cornwall Hollow Cemetery
Cornwall Hollow
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
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Originally Created by: Lucy & Chris
Record added: May 10, 2012
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Laurens Hammond
Added by: Lucy & Chris
Laurens Hammond
Added by: Lucy & Chris
Laurens Hammond
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Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Jul. 3, 2017

- Janis•E
 Added: Jul. 3, 2017
There is nothing like a Hammond!!!!! They are fantastic!
- Bernard Johnson
 Added: Apr. 5, 2017
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