W. Rae Young
American inventorDied when: 92 years 129 days (1108 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio
William Rae Young, Jr. (October 30, 1915 – March 7, 2008) was one of the Bell Labs engineers that invented the cell phone.The history of cellular phone technology began on December 11, 1947 with a Bell Labs internal memo written by Douglas H.
Ring describing the idea of Rae Young of the hexagonal cell concept for a cellular mobile telephone system.