Robert H. Rines Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Robert H. Rines (Robert Harvey Rines)

Last Updated: 11 Aug, 2023 | Views: 236

Age: 87

Profession: Inventor

Other Profession(s): Lawyer, Composer, Musician

Famous For: Founded the Loch Ness Monster

Higher Education: Bachelor of Science degree, Juris Doctor, Ph.D

Robert H. Rines Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
30 Aug, 1922 (87 Years 02 Months 2 Days)

Birth Country
United States

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Died on
01 Nov, 2009

Robert H. Rines Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Robert Harvey Rines was a lawyer, songwriter, musician, and inventor from the United States. His efforts to locate and identify the Loch Ness Monster are possibly what made him most well-known. He graduated from MIT with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1943, Georgetown University with a Juris Doctor in 1946, and National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan with a Ph.D. in 1972. Rines participated in the creation of the Microwave Early Warning System while serving as an officer in the Army's Signal Corps during World War II.

He founded the Academy of Applied Science, a Massachusetts and New Hampshire-based institution devoted to piqueing high school students' interest in technology, science, and inventions, as well as the private law school in Concord, Franklin Pierce Law Center, New Hampshire.
Mr. Rines founded Bristol, New Hampshire's commercial salmon farming operation, NEFFE, in the early 1980's.
Rines was a talented composer and pianist. He performed a violin duet with Albert Einstein when he was eleven years old at a Maine summer camp.
In 1987, he and author Paul Shyre received a New York Emmy for their work on the play Hizzoner, which was eventually performed on Broadway.
Rines retired from MIT in May 2008 after 45 years of service.

Achievements and Awards:
In 1994: Rines was also elected to the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
In 1994: He was inducted into the U.S. Army Signal Corps Wall of Fame.
In 2004: For his services to the realm of intellectual property, he was given the "Lifetime Achievement Award" by the Boston Patent Law Association.

Unknown Facts:
His charitable endeavours included founding the GREAT Fund, which perpetually provides educational grants for a huge extended family.
Rines held a large number of American patents on a range of topics. Although many online sites put their number as 80, 100, or even 200, the Franklin Pierce Law Center's list gives their number as 81, and there are also 3 more in the United States (Nos. 6,175,326, 7,314,178, and 7,392,192).


Robert H. Rines Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 185 cm
In Meters 1.85 m
In feet Inches 6'1"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 64 Kg
In Pounds 142 lbs

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Hair Color

Robert H. Rines Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
David Rines

Mother's Name
Lucy Rines

Dorothy Kay, Carol Williamson, Joanne Hayes

Justice, Robert

Suzi Rines Toth

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