William Shockley Net Worth

William Shockley was born on February 13, 1910 in London, England. American physicist and co-inventor of the transistor who ushered in the electronics revolution and directly led to the electronics boom in Silicon Valley. He shared the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day February 13, 1910
Birth Place London, England
Age 110 YEARS OLD
Died On Aug 12, 1989 (age 79)
Birth Sign Aquarius

💰 Net worth: $3 Million

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About

American Physicist and co-inventor of the transistor who ushered in the electronics revolution and directly led to the electronics boom in Silicon Valley. He shared the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work.

Before Fame

After completing his education at Caltech and MIT, he joined Bell Labs in New York, before opening up his own laboratory in Mountain View, California.

Trivia

Although a brilliant man himself, his dictatorial style turned away many of his brightest workers - eight of them went on to start Fairchild Semiconductor, an immediate success, while his own company was sold to Beckman Instruments.

Family Life

He was born in London, England, his father william Hillman Shockley a mining Engineer.

Associated With

He also became a strong proponent of Francis Galton's theory of eugenics, arguing that other races were intellectually inferior to whites, and that their high birthrate threatened humanity as a whole.