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Alfred Mann
Mann, December 2010
Mann, December 2010
Born 1925
Died February 25, 2016 (aged 90)
Nationality United States
Education B.A. and M.S. (UCLA)
Occupation entrepreneur and philanthropist
Spouse(s) --Beverly Mann (divorced, 3 children)
--Second spouse (divorced, 3 children)
--Susan Mann (divorced)
--Claude Mann (1 adopted daughter Cassandra Mann)

Alfred E. Mann (1925 – February 25, 2016), also known as Al Mann, was an American entrepreneur and philanthropist. In 1956, Mann founded Spectrolab, the first of his aerospace companies. He also founded Heliotek, a semiconductor company, that became a major supplier of solar cells for spacecraft.

Mann died from a heart attack on February 25, 2016 after collapsing on an airplane before it took off in Las Vegas, Nevada at the age of 90.

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