Roger L. Easton

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Birthday
30, 1921
Birthplace
Craftsbury, VT
Death Date
May 8, 2014 (93)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
30, 1921
Birthplace
Craftsbury, VT
Death Date
May 8, 2014 (93)

About

Scientist who invented the Global Positioning System (GPS), which is used worldwide, in the 1970's. He received the National Medal of Technology from George W. Bush in 2006 for his pioneering achievements in navigation.

Before Fame

He attended Middlebury College in 1943.

Trivia

He was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2010.

Family Life

He grew up in Vermont.

Associated With

He was a fan of Thomas Alva Edison.

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