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Arnold Meyer Spielberg
February 6, 1917
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||August 25, 2020
|Alma mater||University of Cincinnati|
|Known for||GE-200 series|
|Children||4 (including Steven and Anne)|
|Awards||Computer Pioneer Award (2006)|
Arnold Meyer Spielberg (February 6, 1917 – August 25, 2020) was an American electrical engineer instrumental in contributions "to real-time data acquisition and recording that significantly contributed to the definition of modern feedback and control processes". For General Electric he designed, with his colleague Charles Propster, the GE-225 in 1959. He cited the first computer-controlled "point of sale" cash register as his greatest contribution. He was the father of film director Steven Spielberg
Personal life and Death
Spielberg had four children with his wife Leah: son Steven and daughters Anne, Nancy, and Sue. He also had 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. In February 2017 he became a centenarian. Spielberg died from natural causes at his home in Los Angeles, California, on August 25, 2020, at the age of 103.
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