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Burns Newman Gafford

Burns Newman Gafford, American educator. Fellow American Institute of Electrical Engineers; member American Society Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu.

Background

  • Gafford, Burns Newman was born on December 9, 1900 in Roger, Texas, United States. Son of Benjamin Ford and Elizabeth (Payne) Gafford.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Elec. Engineering, University Texas, 1923, Master of Science, 1928.

    Career

    • Instructor electrical engineering University Texas, 1923-1928, assistant professor, 1928-1930, associate professor, 1939-1944, professor, 1944-1965. Thereafter consultant to various electrical companies Chairman Power Distribution Conference from 1948. Registered profile engineer, Texas.

    Works

    • Author articles technical journals.

    Membership

    Fellow American Institute of Electrical Engineers. Member American Society Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu.

    Connections

    • Married Thelma Barker, August 23, 1942.
    • father: Benjamin Ford Gafford
    • mother: Elizabeth (Payne) Gafford
    • spouse: Thelma Barker
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    Born December 9, 1900
    Died April 2, 1976
    (aged 75)
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