British-Canadian inventor of the Walkie-Talkie.
He worked in Ottawa, Canada, during the World War II years, developing several Walkie-Talkie models.
He became a member of the Telecommunications Hall of Fame in 2006.
He was born in England and lived in the city of Leicester until the age of three, at which point he moved with his parents to Canada.
He and Reginald Fessenden were both Canadian inventors who worked in the field of radio signaling.