Mr. Wilson Greatbatch
1919-2011
Mr. Wilson Greatbatch Member
President , Wilson Energy, LLC
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  • 1988
  • Bioengineering
  • Electric Power/Energy Systems
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  • 1988
  • Bioengineering
  • Electric Power/Energy Systems
Memorial Tribute

BY CURT HOLMES
SUBMITTED BY THE NAE HOME SECRETARY

WILSON GREATBATCH, inventor of the first implantable cardiac pacemaker and holder of more than 325 patents, passed away on September 27, 2011, at the age of 92 in his home in Williamsville, New ...

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Election Citation
For the invention and relentless improvement of the life-saving implantable cardiac pacemaker and the long-life lithium-iodine battery.