John E. Karlin, Behavioral Scientist (1918 - 2013) MP

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Birthplace: Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa
Death: Died in Little Silver, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
Occupation: Behavioural scientist
Managed by: Harald Alvestrand
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About John E. Karlin, Behavioral Scientist

South Africa-born, US-resident behavioural scientist.

He led the team at Bell Labs that was, among other things, responsible for designing the shape of the touch-tone telephone, the introduction of all-digit dialling, and the length of the telephone cord.

Obituary:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/09/business/john-e-karlin-who-led-the-way-to-all-digit-dialing-dies-at-94.html?hp&pagewanted=all

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John Karlin, Behavioral Scientist's Timeline

1918
February 28, 1918
Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa
1945
1945
- present
Age 26
United States
2013
January 28, 2013
Age 94
Little Silver, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
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Fylke/delstat, South Africa