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Zubler, Edward George

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Born: 1925 AD
Died: 2004 AD, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Chemists

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1925 - Born 12th of March in Lackawanna, New York.

 

1943-1946 - Served in the U. S. Army in the 102nd Infantry Division in the Central Europe/Rhineland Campaigns.

 

         - Attained the rank of Staff Sergeant - Battalion Aid Station. He was awarded a Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster (twice), Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster (twice), and a Combat Medics Badge.

 

1949 - Finished Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Canisius College, which is located in Buffalo, New York.

 

1950-1953 - Worked as AEC Research Associate.

 

1953-1987 - Zubler's affiliation with the General Electric Lighting Research Laboratory in Cleveland, Ohio.

 

         - Earned a Ph. D. degree in Physical Chemistry from the University of Notre Dame, in Notre Dame, Indiana.

 

1959 - Invented the halogen lamp.

 

1973 - General Electric Company - first biannual Steinmetz Award.

 

1976 - Awarded by Toshiba Science Institute (Kawasaki, Japan).

 

1981 - Received award from Philips Gloeilampenfabrieken.

 

1987 - 1991 - Consultant in Lamp Chemistry.

 

1988 - He retired from General Electric.

 

1992 - Independent consultant in lamp chemistry and lighting technology for the Teltech Resources Network Corporation.

 

2004 - He died on the 20th of March because of Heart Failure in University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH.

 

 

 


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