Pierce, John

Pierce, John,

1910–2002, American electrical engineer, b. Des Moines, Iowa, grad. California Institute of Technology (Ph.D. 1936). Pierce worked at the Bell Telephone Laboratories, where he proposed (1954) a communications satellite three years before Sputnik I was launched and worked on the Echo and Telstar communications satellites. He also was involved in many advances in digital music, and coined the word transistor [from transfer across a resistor]. After his retirement (1971), Pierce served on the faculty at the California Institute of Technology and Stanford Univ. until 1983. He was a prolific author of science-fiction short stories, essays, articles, and poems under the pseudonyms J. J. Coupling and John Roberts.
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GEORGIA--Audrey Armistad, Jeffrey Chandler, James DeGroot, Kellye Douglas, Sarah Draper, Roy Harrell, Angela Montfort, Gary Murphy, Stephen Pierce, John Prescott, Robert Rosenbloom
Trifone and Zoe Anne Trifone, all of Stanwood, WA; her close friends, Joseph and Ellie Gadbois of Brookfield; three brothers, Benjamin Pierce, John Minor and Philip Minor, all of New Hampshire; her former husband, Anthony M.
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Brian Hayes was looking for other former members and many have been in touch, including Gerry Pierce, John Sergeant and Bill William, better known as Bill Twice.
Afterwards, there were hugs and kisses as Grammer and co-stars David Hyde Pierce, John Mahoney, Peri Gilpin and Jane Leeves took their bows.
With: Jacqueline McKenzie, Aida Tutturro, John Carroll Lynch, Jacob Chase, Jerry Adler, Robert Wisdom, Justin Pierce, John Heard, Mink.
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MIDDLESBROUGH A (at Northallerton 1.45, 3.00) from: Payne, Adamson, Dacey, Crowther, Appleton, Scott, Kearney, Elliot, Hammond, Blackburn, Wrathmall, Ellershaw, Venis, Tucker, Koto, Pierce, John, Coyne, Parker, Lavey, Thompson, Broadhead, Dennis, Palmer.
High honors were awarded to: Nourhun Agha, Katherine Blandin, Kiri Coakley, Piper Cross, Sara El-Rifai, Desiree Gracie, Ashley Hastings, Bryan Hayes, Huda Kayal, Veronica Kimmens, Thomas McCarthy, Maeve McQuade, Karine Mikitarian, Samantha Panikian, Ridge Pierce, John Roche, Laura Scheinfein, Connor Shaughnessy, Hayden Smith, Lauren Steele, Saja Traoui and Willem van den Bosch.