August 16, 2013 AT 7:34 am

Lewis Kornfeld, Made Radio Shack an Early Player in PCs, Dies at 97

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Lewis Kornfeld, Made Radio Shack an Early Player in PCs, Dies at 97 – NYTimes.com.

Lewis Kornfeld, who as president of Radio Shack helped the company become a major player in the early personal computer market in 1977 by releasing the TRS-80, one of the first mass-market and relatively affordable computers, died on Sunday in Fort Worth. He was 97.

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