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Black History Month

The Life of Jerry Lawson

Education

an impactful event was when jeery lawson invented the Fairchild Channel F.the fisrt programmable ROM cartridge-based video game consle. this invention revolutionized the gaming industry and laid the foundation. for modern video game consoles and future game consles ahead of time.

Marrige

jerry lawson and julie hurwitz first met in highschool and jerry lawson worked on reparing televisions.eventually he ended up at  at julie sisters house reparing her tv  after there encounter. they decided to talk more  and gained a closer relationship they then got married in 1965 on september 15th. they had two kids name karen lawson  and anderson lawson. unfortunately jerry lawson passed in 2019 at 70 years old.

The Fairchild console

A impactful event from jerry lawson was the invention of the Fairchild Channle F.the Fairchild was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console. revolutionized the gaming industry and laid the foundation for modern video game consles.and paved a way for many other future gaming consoles to be made.

Career in engineering

Jerry Lawsons career as a engineer and innovator spanned several decades during. which he made significant contributions to the feilds of electronics and gaming. including his work at Fairchild semiconductor and the development. of various electronics devices and other technologies.

Death date

on april 9 2011 the god father of gaming consoles sadly past away due too complications of diabetes. losing the use of one leg and sight from one eye.about one month later after being honored by the international game developers association IGDA he died of complications of diabetes. he was found dead on a mountain veiw in california.

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