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James Robert Eaton

James Robert Eaton, American educator. member of faculty Purdue University, 1940-1971, now emeritus professor electrical and nuclear engineering Visiting professor of University Alaska, spring 1967, 69-70, 72-74; Member I.E.E.E., American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Kappa Eta Kappa, Acacia.; Mason.

Background

  • Eaton, James Robert was born on November 1, 1902 in Bluffton, Indiana, United States. Son of James B. and Aldula (Baumgartner) Eaton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Elec. Engineering, Purdue University, 1925, Doctor of Philosophy., 1942. Master of Science in Elec.

      Engineering, University Wisconsin, 1938.

    Career

    • 1 son, James Robert. Engineer, Consumers Power Company, Jackson, Michigan, 1925-1937. Instructor, University of Wisconsin, 1938-1940. Member of faculty Purdue University, 1940-1971, now emeritus professor electrical and nuclear engineering Visiting professor of University Alaska, spring 1967, 69-70, 72-74.

      Consultant in field. Registered profile engineer, Indiana Alaska.

    Works

    • Author: Beginning Electricity, 1952. Electrons, Neutrons and Protons in Engineering, 1966. Electric Power Transmission Systems, 1972.

      Also articles.

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member of faculty Purdue University, 1940-1971, now emeritus professor electrical and nuclear engineering Visiting professor of University Alaska, spring 1967, 69-70, 72-74. Member I.E.E.E., American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Kappa Eta Kappa, Acacia.

    Connections

    • Married A. Ruth Sergeant, September 16, 1929.
    • father: James B. Eaton
    • mother: Aldula (Baumgartner) Eaton
    • spouse: A. Ruth Sergeant
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    Born November 1, 1902
    Died March 19, 1976
    (aged 73)
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