Ray Dolby

Ray Milton Dolby (1933 - 2013)

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Ray Milton Dolby
Born in Portland, Oregon, United Statesmap
Brother of [private brother (1930s - unknown)]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in San Francisco, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 18 Nov 2019 | Created 12 Feb 2017
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Ray Milton Dolby was an American engineer and inventor of the noise reduction system known as Dolby NR. He helped develop the video tape recorder while at Ampex and was the founder of Dolby Laboratories.


  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K97Z-6DZ : 15 March 2018), Ray Dolby in household of Earl Dolby, Tract 531, Compton, Compton Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 19-81, sheet 81A, line 6, family , Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 223.

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