Ralph H. Baer

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Ralph Henry Baer

Baer in June 2009
Born Rudolf Heinrich Baer
March 8, 1922(1922-03-08)
Rodalben, Palatinate, Germany
Died December 6, 2014(2014-12-06) (aged 92)
Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S.
Occupation Inventor
Spouse Dena Whinston
(m. 1952–2006, her death)
Children James, Mark, Nancy
Parents James L. Baer, Lucy K. Linard
Website
Official website

Ralph H. Baer (March 8, 1922 – December 6, 2014) was a German-American inventor and engineer, known for his contributions to the video game industry.

Baer moved to New York City in 1938. He later became a U.S. citizen.

Baer died at his home in Manchester, New Hampshire on December 6, 2014, according to family and friends close to him.[1][2] He was 92 years old.

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