Norman Joseph Woodland

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Birthday
6, 1921
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Dec 9, 2012 (91)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
6, 1921
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Dec 9, 2012 (91)

About

New Jersey-born man known for being one of the co-inventors of the barcode. His innovations earned him numerous honors, including an induction into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1947.

Trivia

He worked on the infamous Manhattan Project during World War II.

Family Life

He married Jacqueline Blumberg in 1951. He had daughters named Susan and Betsy.

Associated With

He received the National Medal of Technology from George H.W. Bush in 1992.