John Robinson Pierce

About John Robinson Pierce

Birth Day: March 27, 1910
Birth Place: Des Moines, IA

John Robinson Pierce

John Robinson Pierce was born on March 27, 1910 in Des Moines, IA. Engineer and author who helped create the concept of Pulse code modulation (PCM).
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When John Robinson Pierce die, John Robinson Pierce was 92 years old.

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Occupation Engineer
Age 92 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 27, 1910 (Des Moines, IA)
Birthday March 27
Town/City Des Moines, IA
Nationality IA

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Engineer and author who helped create the concept of Pulse code modulation (PCM).

Before Fame

He worked at Bell Labs perfecting vacuum tubes, which led him to the work of Rudolf Kompfner.


He taught electrical engineering at Cal Tech in 1970.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife. His son John became a science fiction Editor.

Associated With

He was influenced by the work of Rudolf Kompfner.

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