Please help connect Robert Noel Hall to WikiTree

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I just read an article in the New York Times about American physicist Robert Noel Hall, inventor of the microwave oven and the lasers used at grocery store check-out stands, and am hoping we can connect him to our shared WikiTree family tree. 

Robert N. Hall, 96, Whose Inventions Are Everywhere, Is Dead

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/10/obituaries/robert-n-hall-96-whose-inventions-are-everywhere-is-dead.html

I'm wondering whether Robert Noel Hall might qualify as a Notable, due to the significance of his scientific contributions--does anyone know whether he might meet the criteria to be considered Notable?  He seems notable to me.  :-)

WikiTree profile: Robert Hall
in The Tree House by Cynthia Larson G2G6 Pilot (170k points)

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He's an easy one - he has a Wikipedia page, so therefore he qualifies a Notable.
by Scott Fulkerson G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
selected by Cynthia Larson
Thank you! Yes, of course, that makes sense!
Well, I added his spouse and some sources to the profiles you had entered earlier. Not sure I found anything that would definitely lead to a connection, but at least some ground work towards one.
Thank you!  This is an excellent start!
Jackpot!

Once I realized that Tuttle was a middle name and his LNAB was Rice, I found his wife's LNAB was Rowe, which led to a nice tree already built (up about 3 generations) and it looks like he'll be connected tonight through his Rowe line. :)
YAY!  Wow, Scott, you truly have hit the jackpot here! Thank you SO very much, and hopefully, further progress will continue also along the Hall and other family lines as well.  Well done!

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