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Adams, Comfort Avery

Bruce E. Seely.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology; Science and Mathematics; Education. 1197 words.

Adams, Comfort Avery (01 November 1868–21 February 1958), engineering professor and consulting engineer, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Comfort Avery Adams and Katherine Emily...

Barlow, Harold Everard Monteagle (1899–1989), electrical engineer

Alex Cullen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Education. 851 words.

Barlow, Harold Everard Monteagle (1899–1989), electrical engineer, was born on 15 November 1899 at 45 Balfour Road, Islington, London, the second child in the family of four sons and two...

Blyth, James (1839–1906), electrical engineer and university teacher

Trevor J. Price.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology; Education. 1286 words.

Blyth, James (1839–1906), electrical engineer and university teacher, was born on 4 April 1839 at Marykirk in Kincardineshire, near Montrose (Forfarshire), the son of John Blyth...

Brosan, George Stephen (1921–2001), engineer and educational administrator

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Organization and Management of Education; Engineering (General). 1328 words.

Brosan, George Stephen (1921–2001), engineer and educational administrator, was born on 8 August 1921 in Budapest, Hungary, the only child of Rudolph Brosan, an architect, and his wife,...

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...

Fleming, Sir (John) Ambrose (1849–1945), electrical engineer and university teacher

J. T. MacGregor-Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Education. 2399 words.

Fleming, Sir (John) Ambrose (1849–1945), electrical engineer and university teacher, was born at a house named Greenfield, in Lancaster, on 29 November 1849, eldest of the seven children of...

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...

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...

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...

Moullin, Eric Balliol (1893–1963), electrical engineer and university teacher

Percy Hammond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Education. 1028 words.

Moullin, Eric Balliol (1893–1963), electrical engineer and university teacher, was born at Sandbanks, near Parkstone, Dorset, on 10 August 1893, the only child of Arthur Daniel Moullin, a...

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...

Perry, John (1850–1920), electrical engineer and mathematician

Graeme J. N. Gooday.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Mathematics; Education. 1550 words.

Perry, John (1850–1920), electrical engineer and mathematician, was born on 14 February 1850 at Garvagh, co. Londonderry, the second son of Samuel Perry and his Scottish-born wife. His...

Rawcliffe, Gordon Hindle (1910–1979), electrical engineer and university teacher

Roderick Collar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Education. 829 words.

Rawcliffe, Gordon Hindle (1910–1979), electrical engineer and university teacher, was born on 2 June 1910 at Sunny Bank, Sheffield, the elder son and first of three children of the Revd...

Ryan, Harris Joseph

Bruce E. Seely.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Science and Mathematics; Education. 1279 words.

Ryan, Harris Joseph (08 January 1866–03 July 1934), engineering educator, was born at Matamoras, Pennsylvania, the son of Charles Ryan, a banker and farmer, and Louisa Collier. Receiving a...

Sperti, George Speri

Mary Philip Trauth.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Science and Mathematics; Education; Engineering and Technology. 878 words.

Sperti, George Speri (17 January 1900–29 April 1991), engineer, inventor, and educator, was born in Covington, Kentucky, the son of Italian Roman Catholic immigrants George Anthony Sperti...

Terman, Frederick Emmons

Stuart W. Leslie.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Education. 1788 words.

Terman, Frederick Emmons (07 June 1900–19 December 1982), electrical engineer and educator, was born in English, Indiana, the son of Lewis M. Terman, a psychologist, and Anna Minton. He...

Thompson, Silvanus Phillips (1851–1916), physicist and electrical engineer

Arthur Smithells.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Education; Physics. 1732 words.

Thompson, Silvanus Phillips (1851–1916), physicist and electrical engineer, was born at York on 19 June 1851, the second of seven surviving children of Silvanus Thompson, master at Bootham...

Whitehead, John Boswell

Jennifer Allain Rallo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Organization and Management of Education. 1235 words.

Whitehead, John Boswell (18 August 1872–16 November 1954), electrical engineer, researcher, and educator, was born in Norfolk, Virginia, the son of Henry Colgate Whitehead, treasurer of the...

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...