11 Facts About John Trump


John George Trump was an American electrical engineer, inventor, and physicist.

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John Trump received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the New York University Tandon School of Engineering in 1929, his master's degree in physics from Columbia University, and his doctorate of electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1933.

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John Trump was a professor at MIT from 1936 until 1973.

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John Trump selected a site for it, chose a suitably discreet and ambiguous name for it, and funded its construction, until governmental administration was established.

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John Trump was called in to analyze the Tesla artifacts, which were being held in government custody.

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John Trump received recognition for his war-work partnership from both the United States and the United Kingdom.

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John Trump returned to MIT to teach and direct research for three decades after the war.

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John Trump directed the MIT High Voltage Research Laboratory from 1946 to 1980.

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John Trump researched using an electron beam from a high voltage accelerator as the deactivating agent in the treatment of municipal wastewater sludge.

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John Trump married Elora Sauerbrun, and they had three children: the late John Gordon Trump of Watertown, Massachusetts; the late Christine Philp of New London, New Hampshire; and Karen Ingraham of Los Alamos, New Mexico; and six grandchildren.

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John Trump's nephew is Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States.

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