Otis Boykin

Engineer

Birthday August 29, 1920

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Dallas, TX

DEATH DATE Mar 13, 1982 (61)

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About

American engineer famous for more than twenty-five inventions, including a control unit for an artificial heart pacemaker.

Before Fame

He was the valedictorian of Booker T. Washington High School.

Trivia

He died of heart failure in Chicago.

Family Life

His father was a minister and a carpenter.

Associated With

He went to a school named after African-American leader Booker T. Washington.