William T. Kane

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Birthday
8, 1932
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 23, 2008 (76)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1932
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 23, 2008 (76)

About

Physicist who developed a heat sensory method that helped with the production of fiber optics. He was also the representative from Corning, New York for the establishment of international standards in the use of fiber optics in communications.

Before Fame

He served in the Air Force where he received a Distinguished flying cross after attending the University of Missouri where he studied X-Ray crystallography.

Trivia

He participated in espionage missions during the Cold War as an electronics war officer.

Family Life

He had three daughters with his wife Virginia L. 'Ginny' Kane.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow American physicist Shirley Ann Jackson.