|Birth Day||February 10, 1902|
|Age||118 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Oct 13, 1987 (age 85)|
American Physicist who co-invented, with
At 27 years of age he received his doctorate degree from the University of Minnesota.
Writers for the TV show 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' named a ship after him: the USS Brattain.
His first wife was Dr. Keren Gilmore; after her death he married Emma Jane Kirsch in 1958.
His work was financed by Bell Laboratories, founded by Alexander Graham Bell.