Lax, Jonathan

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NAME: Jonathan Lax



Source: Huntly Collins, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Jonathan R. Lax, a forceful advocate for stepped-up attention to AIDS research and drug treatment, died suddenly in his Center City house yesterday morning. Lax, 46, was a visionary who invented the now widely used surge protector strip for computers in 1980. He also founded and ran a Philadelphia-based marketing firm. Tim Harple, a friend, said that Lax collapsed at the bottom of his spiral staircase shortly after 5 a.m. and that paramedics were unable to revive him. Family membersPublished on 1996-01-12, Page B07, Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA)

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Date of Birth: 7/18/1949

Date of Death: 1/11/1996

Age at Death: 46


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