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Merwin John Larsen

Merwin John Larsen, American educator, electrical engineer. Member Institute of Radio Engineers, American Institute E.E, American Society Engineering Education, Newcomen Society N.A., Sigma Xi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Tau.

Background

  • Larsen, Merwin John was born on November 20, 1909 in Spencer, Iowa, United States. Son of John A. and Emma L. (Cook) Larsen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, State University Iowa, 1933, Master of Science, 1934, Doctor of Philosophy., 1937.

    Career

    • Instructor Michigan College Mining and Technology, 1937-1939, assistant professor, 1940-1943. Senior engineer research laboratory Stromberg Carlson Company, 1943-1947. Chief engineer electronics Central Commercial Industries, Chicago, 1947-1951.

      Professor, head department electrical engineering U. Florida, since 1951. Registered profile engineer, Florida.

    Works

    • Contributor articles on psychophys. measurements, television, circuits to professional journals Patentee in field.

    Membership

    Member Institute of Radio Engineers, American Institute E.E, American Society Engineering Education, Newcomen Society N.A., Sigma Xi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Tau. Clubs: Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Janet Julia Seger, December 11, 1935. Children: Mernet Ruth, Lyndell Louise, Jnaeen Jess.
    • father: John A. Larsen
    • mother: Emma L. (Cook) Larsen
    • spouse: Janet Julia Seger
    • children: Mernet Ruth Larsen
    • Lyndell Louise Larsen
    • Jnaeen Jess Larsen
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    Born November 20, 1909
    Died March 28, 1965
    (aged 55)
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