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Alexanderson, Ernst Fredrik Werner

George H. Douglas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Radio; Television. 1146 words.

Alexanderson, Ernst Fredrik Werner (25 January 1878–14 May 1975), engineer and radio and television pioneer, was born in Uppsala, Sweden, the son of Aron Martin Alexanderson, a professor,...

Armstrong, Edwin Howard

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology; Radio. 1736 words.

Armstrong, Edwin Howard (18 December 1890–31 January 1954), electrical engineer and inventor, was born in New York City, the son of John Armstrong, a publisher, and Emily Smith, a teacher....

Berkner, Lloyd Viel

C. Stewart Gillmor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Radio. 1159 words.

Berkner, Lloyd Viel (01 February 1905–04 June 1967), engineer, was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Henry Frank Berkner and Alma Julia Viel. Berkner and his two brothers were raised...

Bolton, Sir Francis John (1831–1887), army officer and electrical engineer

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 423 words.

Bolton, Sir Francis John (1831–1887), army officer and electrical engineer, was the son of Dr Thomas Wilson Bolton, surgeon, of London and Manchester. He enlisted in the Royal Artillery and...

Cardew, Philip (1851–1910), army officer and electrical engineer

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 718 words.

Cardew, Philip (1851–1910), army officer and electrical engineer, was born on 24 September 1851 at Oakshade, near Leatherhead, Surrey, the eldest son in a family of four sons and four...

Dickson, William Kennedy Laurie (1860–1935), electrical engineer and film-maker

Paul C. Spehr.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Film. 2328 words.

Dickson, William Kennedy Laurie (1860–1935), electrical engineer and film-maker, was born on 3 August 1860 at Château St Buc, Le Minihic-sur-Rance, Brittany, France, the second of three...

Drysdale, Charles Vickery (1874–1961), electrical engineer and social philosopher

A. B. Mitchell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Education; Philosophy. 924 words.

Drysdale, Charles Vickery (1874–1961), electrical engineer and social philosopher, was born in Paris, France, on 8 July 1874, the eldest son of Charles Robert Drysdale (1828/9–1907) [see...

Edgerton, Harold Eugene

Craig Sean McConnell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Photography and Photographs; Engineering and Technology. 1238 words.

Edgerton, Harold Eugene (06 April 1903–04 January 1990), electrical engineer and photographer, was born in Fremont, Nebraska, the son of Frank E. Edgerton, a lawyer, and Mary Coe. Edgerton...

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...

Lindsay, James Bowman (1799–1862), experimenter with electricity and writer on theology

Tim Procter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Theology. 1118 words.

Lindsay, James Bowman (1799–1862), experimenter with electricity and writer on theology, was born on 8 September 1799 at Cotton of West Hills, Carmyllie, Arbroath, the eldest son of John...

Marshall, James Charles [Jim] (1923–2012), audio equipment manufacturer

Adrian Powell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology; Instrument-building Firms. 1123 words.

Marshall, James Charles [Jim] (1923–2012), audio equipment manufacturer, was born on 29 July 1923 at 3 Snarsgate Street, Kensington, London, the son of James Charles Marshall (1898–1965), a...

Mileto [Melida, Melide], Walter of (fl. c.1170–c.1220), scribe and Augustinian canon

Andrew N. J. Dunning.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Theatre. 873 words.

Mileto [Melida, Melide], Walter of (fl. c.1170–c.1220), scribe and Augustinian canon, presumably took his name from Mileto (called Melide in the chronicle of Roger of Howden) in Calabria,...

Parkinson, Frank (1887–1946), electrical engineer and philanthropist

J. A. Chartres.

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...

Russell, William Morris [Bill] (1920–2006), engineer and designer

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology; Art Forms; Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 901 words.

Russell, William Morris [Bill] (1920–2006), engineer and designer, was born on 22 July 1920 at 73 Oxford Road, Islington, London, the youngest in the family of two sons and two daughters of...

Sale, Anthony Edgar [Tony] (1931–2011), electrical engineer, inventor, and museum curator

Martin Campbell-Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology; Computer Science; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 917 words.

Sale, Anthony Edgar [Tony] (1931–2011), electrical engineer, inventor, and museum curator, was born at 127 West Wycombe Road, High Wycombe, on 30 January 1931, the son of Stewart George...

Squier, George Owen

Stuart W. Leslie.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1510 words.

Squier, George Owen (21 March 1865–24 March 1934), soldier and electrical engineer, was born in Dryden, Michigan, the son of Almon Justice Squier and Emily Gardner, occupations unknown. The...

Swinburne, Sir James, ninth baronet (1858–1958), industrial chemist and electrical engineer

F. A. Freeth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History. 990 words.

Swinburne, Sir James, ninth baronet (1858–1958), industrial chemist and electrical engineer, was born in Inverness on 28 February 1858, the third of the six sons of Lieutenant Thomas...

Swope, Gerard

George Wise.

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,...

Webber, Charles Edmund (1838–1904), army officer and electrical engineer

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1120 words.

Webber, Charles Edmund (1838–1904), army officer and electrical engineer, born in Dublin on 5 September 1838, was the son of the Revd T. Webber of Leekfield, co. Sligo, and his wife, of...