Currently alive, at 104 years of age.
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1913 – Born on the 7th of May in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
1936 – Ramo worked for the General Electric Company, Schenectady, N.Y., developing microwave transmission and detection equipment and General Electric’s electron microscope.
1946 – He accepted a position with Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, Calif., where he developed fire-control, radar, navigation, computer, and other aircraft-electronics systems.
1953 – Ramo and fellow engineer Dean E. Wooldridge left Hughes Aircraft to form the Ramo-Wooldridge Corporation, obtaining financial support from Thompson Products, Inc.
1958 – Ramo-Wooldridge merged with Thompson Products to form Thompson Ramo-Wooldridge, Inc.