Otto B. Blackwell

Otto B. Blackwell
Born (1884-08-21)August 21, 1884[1]
Bourne, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died November 21, 1970(1970-11-21) (aged 86)[2]
Sands Point, New York, U.S.
Notable awards IEEE Edison Medal (1950)

Otto Bernard Blackwell (August 21, 1884 – November 21, 1970) was an American electrical engineer known for his pioneer contributions to the art of telephone transmission. He received the IEEE Edison Medal in 1950.


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