Definitions for "Allen B. Du Mont"
Allen Balcom DuMont (also spelled Du Mont) (January 29, 1901 – November 14, 1965) was an American scientist and inventor best known for improvements to the cathode ray tube in 1931 for use in television receivers. Seven years later he manufactured and sold the first commercially practical television set to the public. In 1938, his Model 180 television receiver was the first all-electronic television set ever sold to the public, a few months prior to RCA's first set.