Edwin Land

Edwin Herbert Land (1909 - 1991)

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Edwin Herbert Land
Born in Bridgeport, CTmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Cambridge, MAmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Feb 2016
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Categories: Massachusetts Inventors | Massachusetts Notables.

Biography

Edwin Land is Notable.

American scientist and inventor, best known as the co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation and the Polaroid instant camera.

Edwin Land was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Matha (Goldfaden) and Harry Land, owner of a scrap metal yard. Land's parents were of Eastern European Jewish descent. Married Helen Terre Maislen in 1929; 2 children.

Land died on March 1, 1991 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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