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Childhood and Education 1
Childhood activities in South Dakota. Family background. High School. College. Army. Introduction to electronics.
Moving to California. Farnsworth Electronics Incorporated. Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation. Working with Gordon E. Moore, Robert Noyce, Andrew Grove, and other prominent industry leaders. Amelco Corporation. Teledyne Technologies. Microma Corporation. Early pioneer of digital watches. Intersil. Intel Corporation.
Interactions with Gordon and Betty Moore 20
Fishing trips. Traveling. Gordon Moore and his family. The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Relationship with Semiconductor Industry People and Early Production at Fairchild Semiconductor 27
Industry leaders and coworkers. Women working and training. Special Productions Group. Transistors. Paul Henchliff and the invention of the planar process. Beginning of the microcircuit.
Rheem Semiconductor. Texas Instruments.
Leaving Fairchild Semiconductor 44
Amelco. Manufacturing Manager. Teledyne. Interacting with industry leaders. William Shockley. Wagon Wheel Bar. Rupe's.
Vice President of Manufacturing. Gene Troyer. Bipolar. CMOS. Leaving and forming Microma.
Leaving the Electronics Industry 62
Farming. Relationship with Gordon and Betty Moore. Traveling. Fishing.