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Cockerell, Sir Christopher Sydney (1910–1999), electronic and mechanical engineer

R. L. Wheeler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering and Materials. 3073 words.

Cockerell, Sir Christopher Sydney (1910–1999), electronic and mechanical engineer, was born at Wayside, Cavendish Avenue, Cambridge, on 4 June 1910, the only son in the family of one son...

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Emmet, William Le Roy

Daniel Martin Dumych.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering and Materials. 1041 words.

Emmet, William Le Roy (10 July 1859–26 September 1941), electrical and mechanical engineer, was born on Travers Island, near New Rochelle, New York, the son of William Jenkins Emmet, a...

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Hewitt, Peter Cooper

William E. Worthington.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology; Mechanical Engineering and Materials. 1209 words.

Hewitt, Peter Cooper (05 March 1861–25 August 1921), inventor, mechanical and electrical engineer, and manufacturer, was born in New York City, the son of Abram Stevens Hewitt, an iron...

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Kennedy, Sir Alexander Blackie William (1847–1928), mechanical and electrical engineer

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering and Materials. 1574 words.

Kennedy, Sir Alexander Blackie William (1847–1928), mechanical and electrical engineer, born at 20 Stepney Green, Stepney, London, on 17 March 1847, was the eldest son of John Kennedy,...

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Lieb, John William

Paul B. Israel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering and Materials. 1009 words.

Lieb, John William (12 February 1860–01 November 1929), electrical and mechanical engineer, was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of John William Lieb, a leather worker, and Christina...

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