Patrick E. Haggerty

Engineer, Academic

1914 – 1980

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Who was Patrick E. Haggerty?

Patrick Eugene Haggerty was an American engineer and businessman. He was a co-founder and former president and chairman of Texas Instruments, Incorporated. Haggerty is most responsible for turning a small Texas oil exploration company into the leader in semiconductors that Texas Instruments is today. Under his influence, the company invested in transistors when their commercial value was still much in question; his company created the first silicon transistor, the first commercial transistor radio, and the first integrated circuit.

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Born
Mar 17, 1914
Harvey
Also known as
  • Patrick Haggerty
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Marquette University
Died
Oct 1, 1980
Dallas

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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