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Bailey, Sir George Edwin (1879–1965), electrical engineer and industrialist

H. West.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 860 words.

Bailey, Sir George Edwin (1879–1965), electrical engineer and industrialist, was born in Loughborough on 19 October 1879, the tenth child of Thomas W. Bailey, master tailor, and his second...

Belling, Charles Reginald (1884–1965), electrical engineer and manufacturer

Barbara Trompeter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1062 words.

Belling, Charles Reginald (1884–1965), electrical engineer and manufacturer, was born on 11 May 1884 at Fore Street, Bodmin, Cornwall, the son of Samuel Thomas Belling, a dentist, and his...

Couch, Harvey Crowley

Michael B. Dougan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Business and Management. 1202 words.

Couch, Harvey Crowley (21 August 1877–30 July 1941), entrepreneur, was born in Calhoun, Arkansas, the son of Thomas Gratham Couch, a preacher and farmer, and Manie Heard. The Couches were...

Edison, Thomas Alva

Reese V. Jenkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology; Communications Engineering and Telecommunications; Information and Communication Technologies; Business and Management. 4790 words.

Edison, Thomas Alva (11 February 1847–18 October 1931), inventor and business entrepreneur, was born in Milan, Ohio, the son of Samuel Edison, a shingle maker, land speculator, and...

Fennessy, Sir Edward (1912–2009), radar pioneer and telecommunications executive

David Robertson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Communications Engineering and Telecommunications; Information and Communication Technologies. 1615 words.

Fennessy, Sir Edward (1912–2009), radar pioneer and telecommunications executive, was born on 17 January 1912 at 26 Haldane Road, East Ham, London, the eldest of three children of Edward...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Lear, William Powell

Roger E. Bilstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Business and Management. 1173 words.

Lear, William Powell (26 June 1902–15 May 1978), electrical engineer and aeronautical entrepreneur, was born in Hannibal, Missouri, the son of Reuben Lear, a carpenter and teamster, and...

Nelson, George Horatio, first Baron Nelson of Stafford (1887–1962), electrical engineer and company manager

C. S. Nicholls.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Business and Management. 810 words.

Nelson, George Horatio, first Baron Nelson of Stafford (1887–1962), electrical engineer and company manager, was born at 102 Church Road, Islington, London, on 26 October 1887, the eldest...

O'Gorman, Mervyn Joseph Pius (1871–1958), electrical and aircraft engineer

Theo Barker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Electrical Engineering. 1173 words.

O'Gorman, Mervyn Joseph Pius (1871–1958), electrical and aircraft engineer, was born in Ireland on 19 December 1871, the son of Edmund A. O'Gorman of Harrogate, Yorkshire. After attending...

Rice, Edwin Wilbur, Jr.

David L. Cowen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1193 words.

Rice, Edwin Wilbur, Jr. (06 May 1862–25 November 1935), electrical engineer and industrialist, was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin, the son of Edwin Wilbur Rice, a Congregational minister and...

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...

Sperry, Elmer Ambrose

Brett D. Steele.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology; Business and Management. 1630 words.

Sperry, Elmer Ambrose (12 October 1860–16 June 1930), engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur, was born in Cortland, New York, the son of Stephen Sperry, a farmer and carpenter, and Mary...

Sporn, Philip

Rodney P. Carlisle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1576 words.

Sporn, Philip (25 November 1896–23 January 1978), electrical engineer and utility executive, was born in Folotwin, Austria, the son of Isak Sporn and Rachel Kolker. He emigrated with his...

Stager, Anson

Paul B. Israel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Information and Communication Technologies. 926 words.

Stager, Anson (20 April 1825–26 March 1885), telegraph pioneer, was born in Ontario County, New York, and raised in Rochester, New York. Information about his parents is sketchy. His father...

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...