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 Robert Blair Gable

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Robert Blair Gable

  • Birth 7 May 1882
  • Death 29 Dec 1971
  • Burial Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 43247071

Robert Blair Gable 79 of 1734 N. Market St. Pottsville retired Managing Director of Pomeroy's Inc and former president of the William f. Gable company. Mr. Gable was born in Altoona Pa, A son of william f. gable and kate gable. surviving are his wife lillian burns gable two suns william f gable 3 and robert b. gable
In 1922 Mr. Gable was instrumental in establishing the first radio station WFBG in altoona pa and conducted shortwave radio research in a laboratory in his home Ant Hills in conjunction with Charles R. Leutz another radio pioneer, he introduced the first superheterodyne reciever in the united states and was co author of a book Short waves


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  • Created by: Russ Stone
  • Added: 18 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43247071
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Blair Gable (7 May 1882–29 Dec 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43247071, citing Alto Reste Burial Park, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Russ Stone (contributor 46620984) .