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Buckley, Oliver Ellsworth (Oliver)

Born: 1887 AD
Died: 1959 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Engineers


1887 - Oliver Ellsworth Buckley was born in Sloan, Iowa on the 8th of August.

1909 - Buckley received his preliminary education at public schools and was graduated B.S. at Grinnell (Iowa) College.

1914 - He joined the Western Electric Co. as a research physicist.

1925 - Buckley served as assistant director of research.

1933 - He served as director of research.

1936 - He was executive vice-president.

1940 - He became president and a director of Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc.,

1952 - He became chairman of the board, the post he maintained until his retirement.

1955 - He continued as a director of the company.

1959 - He died in Newark, N.J. on the 14th of December.


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