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Haslett, Dame Caroline Harriet (1895–1957), electrical engineer and electricity industry administrator

Citrine.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1122 words.

Haslett, Dame Caroline Harriet (1895–1957), electrical engineer and electricity industry administrator, was born at Worth, Sussex, on 17 August 1895, the second of the five children of...

Hearder, Jonathan Nash (1809–1876), electrical engineer

Ian G. Hearder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering. 441 words.

Hearder, Jonathan Nash (1809–1876), electrical engineer, was born on 24 December 1809 at Plymouth, Devon, the eldest son of Jonathan Hearder (1775–1838) and Mary Hannah Parry. He married on...

Heaviside, Oliver (1850–1925), physicist and electrical engineer

Bruce J. Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Physics. 2459 words.

Heaviside, Oliver (1850–1925), physicist and electrical engineer, was born on 18 May 1850 at 55 King Street, Camden Town, London, the youngest of four sons of Thomas Heaviside (1813–1896),...

Heineman, Daniel Webster

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1303 words.

Heineman, Daniel Webster (23 November 1872–31 January 1962), engineer and corporate executive, was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, the son of James Heineman, a businessman engaged in the...

Henley, William Thomas (1813?–1882), electrical engineer and manufacturer

Antony Anderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 910 words.

Henley, William Thomas (1813?–1882), electrical engineer and manufacturer, was born at Midhurst, Sussex, and from the age of four was brought up by his grandparents. From the ages of six to...

Henly, William (d. 1779), linen draper and electrical experimenter

Tim Procter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 476 words.

Henly, William (d. 1779), linen draper and electrical experimenter, lived in the Borough, Southwark, London. He was a co-partner of the wife of Thomas Masham, their drapery being in the...

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...

Hirst [formerly Hirsch], Hugo, Baron Hirst (1863–1943), electrical engineer and company manager

H. M. Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Business and Management. 830 words.

Hirst [formerly Hirsch], Hugo, Baron Hirst (1863–1943), electrical engineer and company manager, was born in Munich on 26 November 1863, the son of Emanuel Hirsch, a distiller. Educated in...

Hopkinson, John (1849–1898), electrical engineer

T. H. Beare.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering. 1478 words.

Hopkinson, John (1849–1898), electrical engineer, was born on 27 July 1849 in Manchester, the eldest of the five children of John Hopkinson, mechanical engineer, and his wife, Alice,...

Houston, Edwin James

Daniel Martin Dumych.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Science and Mathematics; Education. 979 words.

Houston, Edwin James (09 July 1847–01 March 1914), educator and electrical engineer, was born in Alexandria, Virginia, the son of John Mason Houston and Mary Larmour. Houston attended...

Hunter, Philip Vassar (1883–1956), electrical engineer

J. T. Hazell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering. 943 words.

Hunter, Philip Vassar (1883–1956), electrical engineer, was born in the Norfolk village of Emneth Hungate on 3 August 1883, the eldest son of Josiah Hunter, a farmer, and his wife, Sarah,...

Jackson, Willis, Baron Jackson of Burnley (1904–1970), electrical engineer and educationist

John Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Education. 1697 words.

Jackson, Willis, Baron Jackson of Burnley (1904–1970), electrical engineer and educationist, was born in Burnley, Lancashire, on 29 October 1904, the only son of Herbert Jackson, parks...

Jansky, Karl Guthe

Thomas R. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering. 1181 words.

Jansky, Karl Guthe (22 October 1905–14 February 1950), electrical engineer and discoverer of radio emissions originating in the Milky Way galaxy, was born in Norman, Oklahoma, the son of...

Jenkin, (Henry Charles) Fleeming (1833–1885), electrical engineer and university teacher

Gareth E. Barkley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Education. 1860 words.

Jenkin, (Henry Charles) Fleeming (1833–1885), electrical engineer and university teacher, was born on 25 March 1833 near Dungeness, Kent, the only child of Captain Charles Jenkin RN...

Kapp, Gisbert Johann Eduard [Gilbert John Edward] (1852–1922), electrical engineer and university teacher

Eleanor Putnam Symons.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Education. 840 words.

Kapp, Gisbert Johann Eduard [Gilbert John Edward] (1852–1922), electrical engineer and university teacher, was born on 2 September 1852 in Mauer, Austria, the first of the two children of...

Kempe, Harry Robert (1852–1935), electrical engineer and journal editor

D. de Cogan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Journalism; History of Science and Technology. 566 words.

Kempe, Harry Robert (1852–1935), electrical engineer and journal editor, was born at 12 Addison Terrace, Kensington, London, on 1 March 1852. He was the youngest in the family of four sons...

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,...

Kennelly, Arthur Edwin (1861–1939), electrical engineer

Ronald M. Birse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering. 530 words.

Kennelly, Arthur Edwin (1861–1939), electrical engineer, was born on 17 December 1861 at Colaba, near Bombay, India, the only son of David Joseph Kennelly and Kathrine (or Cathrine)...

Kilby, Jack St. Clair

Bruce J. Evensen.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 1473 words.

Kilby, Jack St. Clair (08 November 1923–20 June 2005), Nobel Prize-winning inventor of the microchip, Nobel Prize–winning inventor of the microchip, was born in Jefferson City, Missouri,...

Kipping, Sir Norman Victor (1901–1979), electrical engineer and industrialist

John Whitehorn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1041 words.

Kipping, Sir Norman Victor (1901–1979), electrical engineer and industrialist, was born at 40 Allerton Road, Stoke Newington, London, on 11 May 1901, the younger son and second of three...