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John L. Barker Sr.

John L. Barker Sr.

American engineer
John L. Barker Sr.
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Intro American engineer
Was Inventor Engineer
From United States of America
Type Business Engineering
Gender male
Birth 1912, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
Death 1982 (aged 70 years)
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Biography

John L. Barker Sr. (* 15. Oktober 1912 in Cumberland, Maryland; † 11. Januar 1982 in Norwich, Connecticut) war ein US-amerikanischer Ingenieur und Erfinder der Radarpistole.

Leben

Barker war als Ingenieur für das US-amerikanische Unternehmen Automatic Signal Company tätig. Das Radarmessgerät wurde von Barker Sr. im Zweiten Weltkrieg entwickelt und von ihm auf dem Merritt Parkway zur Geschwindigkeitsmessung von Fahrzeugen 1947 in Connecticut getestet. Weitere Tests erfolgten von der Connecticut State Police in Glastonbury, Connecticut. Barker war verheiratet.

Literatur

  • Arthur Hastings Grant, Harold Sinley Buttenheim: The American City, Vand 81, Issue 2. Buttenheim Publishing Corporation, New York, N.Y., 1966, S- 196.
  • Lyle A. Strong, Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight, Robert Sheldon Strong, Strong Family Association of America: Strong Family History, Update: Thomas Strong, son of Elder John Strong. Gateway Press, Baltimore, 1990, S. 483.
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http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/magazine/who-made-that-traffic-radar.html?_r=0
http://digitaleditions.sheridan.com/display_article.php?id=1247805
https://tools.wmflabs.org/persondata/p/John_L._Barker_Sr.
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