Allen Kirkpatrick III '39

MIT '43

After graduating in '39, Allen went to MIT. During WWII he worked on a classified project headed by an MIT professor on one of the first "smart" weapons, an acoustic homing torpedo. After the war, he went to University of Virginia law school. He spent his legal career as a patent litigator, and was one of the first patent lawyers inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers. Allen played an instrumental role in identifying the inventor of the electronic digital computer, which is written of in several histories on the subject.
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Established in 1888, The Kiski School is one of the oldest, independent, all-boys, college preparatory boarding schools in Pennsylvania and the United States.  Home to 200 boys, Kiski offers an academically rigorous curriculum that includes Advanced and Honors courses, 12 varsity sports, and a community that allows boys to thrive through project-based learning and self-discovery. Kiski's beautiful, 350-acre campus is located in Saltsburg, Pennsylvania, 30 miles east of Pittsburgh, PA.

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