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Otis Boykin

Otis Boykin is most celebrated for his work on improved electrical resistors, which allowed electronic devices to be made more economically and reliably. IBM computers, guided missiles and the first successful implantable pacemaker all incorporated Boykin's innovative technology.

(Photo: Courtesy US Patent Office)

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