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Alfred J. Gross

Inventor Alfred J. Gross

Profession: Inventor


Biography: A pioneer in wireless technology, Gross helped invent the walkie-talkie, Citizens-Band radio, the telephone pager and the cordless telephone.

Born: February 22, 1918
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces

Died: December 21, 2000 (aged 82)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

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