Howard Tracy Hall was born in Ogden, Utah back in 1919. He was in the fourth grade when he announced he was going to work for General Electric. After graduating high school, he attended Weber College for two years before transferring to the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.
After graduating from college, he served as an ensign in the United States Navy. After being discharged, he returned to the University of Utah graduating with a PhD in physical chemistry in 1948. Just two months after graduation he realized his dream, as he went to work for General Electric in Schenectady, New York. He was assigned to a team working on project named “Project Superpressure”.
Seeing the potential, he designed his own press. His success came in 1954. His invention only took 38 minutes to receive the desired results. He died in 2008, he was 88, however his invention is still being used today.
What you may not know about Howard is that his invention produced the first synthetic diamond. It made him a fortune.
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