Paul Galvin (businessman)

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Paul Vincent Galvin (June 29, 1895 – November 5, 1959) was one of the two founders of telecommunications company Motorola.wikipedia
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Motorola

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Paul Vincent Galvin (June 29, 1895 – November 5, 1959) was one of the two founders of telecommunications company Motorola.
Motorola started in Chicago, Illinois, as Galvin Manufacturing Corporation (at 847 West Harrison Street) in 1928 when brothers Paul V. and Joseph E. Galvin purchased the bankrupt Stewart Battery Company's battery-eliminator plans and manufacturing equipment at auction for $750.

Phi Kappa Theta

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During college, Galvin was an active member of the Phi Kappa Theta fraternity.

Bob Galvin

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Six sigma was developed at Motorola under the leadership of his son, Bob Galvin.
He was the son of the founder of Motorola, Paul Galvin, and served as the CEO of Motorola from 1959 to 1986.

Marshfield, Wisconsin

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He lived briefly in Marshfield, Wisconsin.

Battery eliminator

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Another early producer of battery eliminators was the Galvin Manufacturing Corporation (later known as Motorola) which was opened on September 25, 1928 by Paul Galvin and his brother Joseph E. Galvin, to build battery eliminators for radio receivers installed in automobiles.

Mass production

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Galvin invented the mass production car radio, which provided the cornerstone of Motorola's early business.

Vehicle audio

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Galvin invented the mass production car radio, which provided the cornerstone of Motorola's early business.

World War I

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He served as an artillery officer during World War I.

Illinois Institute of Technology

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Later, Galvin attended Illinois Institute of Technology.

Evanston, Illinois

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In 1942, his wife Lillian was murdered in their home in Evanston, Illinois, a murder which was never solved.

Six Sigma

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Six sigma was developed at Motorola under the leadership of his son, Bob Galvin.

University of Notre Dame

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The biology building at the University of Notre Dame is called Galvin Hall, named after Paul Galvin.

Christopher Galvin

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Christopher Galvin is the grandson of Paul Galvin, the founder of Motorola, and the son of Robert Galvin, who served as CEO of Motorola from 1959 to 1990.

Bill Lear

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Lear traded his Radio Coil business for a one-third interest in Paul Galvin's Galvin Manufacturing Company.

James G. Ellis

Dr. Ellis is the daughter of longtime CEO of Motorola, Robert W. Galvin, granddaughter of the founder, Paul Vincent Galvin, and sister of third family generation CEO, Christopher Galvin.

Judy Jolley Mohraz

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The same year, she was appointed inaugural Chief Executive Officer and president of the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust in Scottsdale, Arizona, the nonprofit left by Piper, the widow of Motorola co-founder, Paul Galvin and vice-president Kenneth M. Piper.