Awards & Winners

Richard H. Ranger

Date of Birth 13-June-1889
Place of Birth United States of America
(Americas, DVD Region 1, United States, with Territories, Lacks Family Cemetery )
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Richard Ranger
Profession Inventor, Electrical engineer, Engineer
Richard Howland Ranger was an American electrical engineer, music engineer and inventor. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of John Hilliard and Emily Anthen Gillet Ranger, He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War I, earning the rank of Major. After the war, he attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1919 to 1923.

Awards by Richard H. Ranger

Check all the awards nominated and won by Richard H. Ranger.


Academy Award for Best Technical Achievement
(for the development of a synchronous recording and reproducing system for quarter-inch magnetic tape)