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Ayrton [née Marks], (Phoebe) Sarah [Hertha]

Joan Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1360 words.

Ayrton [née Marks], (Phoebe) Sarah [Hertha] (1854–1923), electrical engineer and suffragist, was born Phoebe Sarah Marks on 28 April 1854 at 6 Queen Street, Portsea, Portsmouth, third child...

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Harrison, Walter

Ann Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; UK Politics. 941 words.

Harrison, Walter (1921–2012), electrician and politician, was born on 2 January 1921 at 1 Back Princes Street, Dewsbury, Yorkshire, the tenth child and youngest of five sons of Henry...

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Preece, Sir William Henry

Bruce J. Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1056 words.

Preece, Sir William Henry (1834–1913), electrical engineer and administrator, was born on 15 February 1834 at Bryn Helen near Caernarfon, Wales, the eldest son of Richard Matthias Preece...

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Reed, Philip Dunham

Wilson Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Politics. 1747 words.

Reed, Philip Dunham (16 November 1899–10 March 1989), corporation executive and internationalist, was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of William Dennis Reed, an insurance company...

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Snell, Sir John Francis Cleverton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 637 words.

Snell, Sir John Francis Cleverton (1869–1938), electrical engineer and administrator, was born at Saltash, Cornwall, on 15 December 1869, the son of Commander John Skinner Snell RN (d....

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Wiesner, Jerome Bert

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Politics; US Politics; Organization and Management of Education. 1076 words.

Wiesner, Jerome Bert (30 May 1915–21 October 1994), electrical engineer, presidential adviser, and university president, was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Joseph Wiesner, a...

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