W. Rae Young

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1915 – 2008

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Who was W. Rae Young?

William Rae Young, Jr. was one of the Bell Labs engineers that invented the cell phone.

The history of cellular phone technology began in December 1947 with a Bell Labs internal report in which Rae Young suggested the hexagonal cell concept for a cellular mobile telephone system.

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Born
Oct 30, 1915
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Michigan
Died
Mar 7, 2008

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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