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Ramo, Simon

Born: 1913 AD
Currently alive, at 102 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Businessmen

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.