Death of Hubert "Hub" Schlafly

August 14, 1919 - April 20, 2011
Stamford, Connecticut | Age 91

Teleprompter inventor dies at 91
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PAT EATON-ROBB, The Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hubert "Hub" Schlafly, a key member of the team that invented the teleprompter and rescued decades' worth of soap opera actors, newscasters and politicians from the embarrassment of stumbling over their words on live television, has died at age 91.

Schlafly died April 20 at Stamford Hospital after a brief illness, according to the Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home, which handled the arrangements. A funeral was held...

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