Donald F. Cleary 1919 – 1998
DONALD F. CLEARY
This is Not a Pipe
Don was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., but states that the hospital just happened to be there. His family was actually residing in Queens. He is a graduate of John Adams High School.
He served with the Army Signal Corps from May 1941 to October 1945 as a Technical Sergeant and spent a good bit of this time in England, Ireland and Scotland.
Don is employed by the firm of Hogan Laboratories and does electrical engineering. At the personal invitation of John L.V. Hogan, Don became a member of the Institute of Radio Engineers. His interests include amateur radio transmitting and plugging for the N.Y. Yanks.
Forward communication co.
• TXTS sent around the world in 4 minutes
• 50 million words/day transmitted
• 122 U.K. hospitals benefited
• Thousands of troops entertained
• Killed 1 baby Hitler
Pro Patria Vigilans
John Vincent Lawless Hogan
The Father Who Hired My Dad
John V.L. Hogan
Hogan focused his technical interests on facsimile transmission via radio.
He developed a system that transmitted a four-column newspaper page, with illustrations,
at a rate of five hundred words per minute.