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In this position she performed a variety of duties, including the authorization of checks for funds spent by government agencies and the supervision of the destruction of worn-out bills. As treasurer, her signature appears on all new paper currency that was issued during her tenure in office. A member of the Republican Party, her name had been chosen from a list by thenPresident Richard M. Nixon. S. Senate, her Gardena plant was raided by agents of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), who arrested 36 undocumented workers.
By 1928, the company was filling orders for more than three million brakes per year, most of which went to the General Motors Corporation. That same year Bendix Corporation began acquiring control of other automotive parts manufacturers, starting with Eclipse Machine. By the mid-1930s, the corporation controlled or owned outright more than 100 companies and held more than 5,000 patents. In 1929 Bendix realized the growing potential of commercial aviation. He changed the company’s name to Bendix Aviation Corporation and expanded the company’s line of aircraft parts.
Blackbirch Press, 2001. Armstrong, Edwin Howard (1890–1954)â•‡ inventor of radio circuitry and frequency modulation Although Americans did not invent radio communications, they developed most of the inventions that made radio and television into popular modern media. Edwin Armstrong, inventor of the regenerative and superheterodyne circuits as well as frequency modulation, is one of the most important but least known of the American radio pioneers. Armstrong was born on December 18, 1890, in New York City.
American Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Business Visionaries (Facts on File Library of American History) by Charles W., Jr. Carey, Ian C. Friedman