|Born||May 25, 1925|
Tel Aviv, Israel
|Died||November 14, 2009 (aged 84)|
|Years of service||1942–1972; 1974–1976|
Gidron was born in Tel Aviv during the British Mandate of Palestine. At age 17 he joined Palmach as a wireless operator assisting Aliyah Bet ships. After the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948, he served as a communications officer in the Yiftach Brigade. He later served as chief communications officer of the Central Command and later in the Southern Command. During 1952–1953 he commanded the military training school for communications.
In 1966 he was made head of the Communications and Electronics Corps, serving in that capacity during the Six-Day War. He was discharged in 1972 as a Brigadier General, becoming CEO of the Koor Industries and Telrad telecommunications company.
Following his discharge Gidron was appointed as Director General of the Ministry of Communications. In 1979 he was appointed as Israel's Consul General to Southwestern United States. Between the years 1988–2002 he was chief comptroller of the Israeli defense system.
Gidron died in 2009 at age 84.