Eugene PolleyBorn: 1915 - Died: 2012-05-22
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Eugene Polley died of natural causes at the age of 96. Polley passed away at a Chicago hospital.
Who was Eugene Polley :
Eugene Polley, a Chicago-born enginner, was well-known for his invention called the "Flash-Matic," which we now call the remote control in today's society. The invention of the "Flash-Matic" became popular while he was working for the Zenith Television Company.
Polley began his engineering career in 1935 and worked for Zenith for 47 years.