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DRAKE

The R. L. Drake Co. was founded by Robert Lloyd Drake Sr.. He was the eldest son of four children and also the father of four children.  Mr. Drake was first employed by Dayrad (Dayton Radio Co.) in the Engineering Department. He later went to work for the Bendix Corp. in their Aviation Department. Mr. Bill Lear, of Lear Jet fame, hired Mr. Drake to work for his company, which was Learavia, in the Engineering Department.Mr. Drake's hobby was amateur radio. He enjoyed talking to other amateurs on the "wireless" and had tinkered with the design of different filters to...

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