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Allen Balcom Du Mont

  • Birth 29 Jan 1901 Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Death 14 Nov 1965 Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Upper Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 10720

Inventor, Businessman. He created the first commercial television by perfecting cathode ray tube. Some of his other accomplisments were making radar possible by devising the first television guidance system for missiles; developing method to locate shrapnel in wounds, and inventing anti-knock gasoline and durable lacquer for cars.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10720
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Allen Balcom Du Mont (29 Jan 1901–14 Nov 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10720, citing Mount Hebron Cemetery, Upper Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .