in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
P ublished online September 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Electrical Engineering; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Agriculture and Farming. 2000 words.
Parkinson, Frank (1887–1946), electrical engineer and philanthropist, was born at Springfield, Guiseley, Wharfedale, Yorkshire, on 7 February 1887, the eldest of three children of Joseph...
in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1263 words.
Swope, Gerard (01 December 1872–20 November 1957), corporation president, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Isaac Swope, a watchcase manufacturer who had emigrated from Saxony,...