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Alex M. Geist*

NARRATIVE:
Alex was the oldest of eleven children, and he came with his family to the United States from Russia in 1908. 

Alex co-developed and patented an over-the-floor wiring system called Flexiduct.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
Winders and Geist, Inc., co-founder, president and chair of the board of directors, 1948-1968
Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company, Lincoln, NE, 1922-1962
U.S. Government, revenue collector
Teacher

EDUCATION:
Southern Normal, Springfield, SD
Tyndall High School, Tyndall, SD, 1915

PERSONAL:
Year of Birth: 1897
Year of Death: 1969
Wife: Elsie (Zelenka)
Children: June, Sybil, Kathryn, Joe, James, Jack

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