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My Great Aunt Was An Asst. Chief In U.S. Patent Office, 1940s

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Posted by M.W.Pearson on November 20, 2002 04:11:35 UTC

She trained man after man to be her boss over
many years in the 40s and 50s, as I understand the story, rather than being promoted to
chief of her division ... probably because of her gender. But law was her area, not science.
Einstein's family was in the electrical technology business and if you remember how Jerman Gewish families were: he grew up immersed in the culture of electricity. His success came from many factors. Surely his wife deserves some credit, for they talked hour after hour about physics.

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