Lee de Forest was divorced four times, experienced a number of failed companies, was often fleeced by his fellow trading partners, and once endured impeachment in which he was later exonerated of mail deception. Lee de Forest had a long career in radio but most importantly his Audion tube will live in memory annuals forever as it has allowed others throughout the world to enjoy the dimension of his greatest contribution to the entertainment world. Without his vision, today the global public would not have been able to encompass the thrills that makes hobbies of vinyl record collecting such a worthwhile pleasure!
In year of 1913, AT&T installed an Audion Tube (Triode) valve amplifiers to boost voice signals across the United States continent. In the same year of Lee de Forest discovery of the Audion Tube! Lee de Forest got married to Nora Stanton, herself an expert in electrical engineering a good combination but they never worked on any development together. Nora Stanton was the granddaughter of the famous renowned women's rights campaigner Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Le de Forest, seeing the potential of radio technology, became a major promoter of its adoption to the commercial market!
In setting up a dramatic public demonstration and trying to raise resources for his functions, de Forest suffered inequitable criticisms from those who had misgivings that radio would ever going catch on! De Forest fundraising efforts even got him into legal difficulties. At his famous trial in 1913, the District Attorney charged that de Forest had said in several tabloids, and over his signature, that it would be possible to transmit the human voice across the Atlantic before many years. Based on these outrageous and intentionally deceptive declarations, the injudicious public has been influenced!