Unsung American Hero Boykin, Otis

Latti Ice Nerd Gangsta of PHAET 2011/11/26 19:57:00
otis boykin (1920-1982)

Educated at Fisk University and Illinois Institute of Technology, Boykin began his career as a laboratory assistant and quickly showed his brilliance as an innovator. Among the devices he invented were various resistors used in guided missiles, computers, radios, and televisions; a burglar-proof cash register; a chemical air filter; and a control unit for cardiac pacemakers. From 1964 until his death , Boykin worked as a consultant to a number of American and European firms.

Reference; Schomburg Center

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