Oral History: Jerry Minter

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The IEEE History Center conducted its very first video oral history with Jerry Minter of Denville, NJ on 13 March 2007.  The gentleman owns Components Corporation which makes printed circuit card connectors.  Jerry is a Life Fellow of the IEEE and a graduate of MIT.  Jerry holds a total of 26 patents and received his most recent patent 2 years ago on flight crash avoidance systems.  Numerous products of his have been used by NASA, UNIVAC and other military programs.  Jerry is a founding member of the IEEE North Jersey Section, a past President of the Radio Club of America and a past President of the Audio Engineering Society.  At the end of the oral history he provided a few delightful anecdotes about Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.

The IEEE History Center conducted its very first video oral history with Jerry Minter of Denville, NJ on 13 March 2007. Jerry is a Life Fellow of the IEEE and a graduate of MIT. Jerry holds a total of 26 patents and received his most recent patent 2 years ago on flight crash avoidance systems. Numerous products of his have been used by NASA, UNIVAC and other military programs.

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