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Bancroft Gherardi, Jr.

Born: Apr 6, 1873

Death: Aug 14, 1941

Birthplace: San Francisco

Nationality: United States

Bancroft Gherardi, Jr.

Date of Birth : Apr 6, 1873
Date of Death : Aug 14, 1941
Birth Place : San Francisco

Bancroft Gherardi, Jr. was a noted American electrical engineer, known for his pioneering work in developing the early telephone systems in the United States. Recognized as one of the foremost authorities in telephone engineering, Gherardi was instrumental in developing the transcontinental telephone service in 1915 and the trans-Atlantic radio telephone service in 1927. He was award the IEEE Edison Medal in 1932 for "contributions to the art of telephone engineering and the development of electrical communication".


  • Bancroft Gherardi

Awards Won

  • IEEE Edison Medal
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