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Harold Turner

Harold Turner, business executive, engineer. Member American Institute of Elctrical Engineering, American Society Military Engineers, National, Ohio societies professional engrs., Ohio Society New York; Member Dutch Reformed Church; Mason (Shriner).

Background

  • Turner, Harold was born on January 29, 1902 in Bealton, Ontario. Son of Hugh and Nellie Adell (Taylor) Turner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Applied Science, University Toronto, 1924.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1924, naturalized, 1940. Engineer, General Electric Company, Schenectady, New York, 1924-1926. Assistant to electrical engineer American Gas & Electric Company and American Gas & Electric Service Corporation, 1926-1933, assistant to chief engineer, 1933-1934, assistant to vice-president and chief engineer, 1934-1941.

      Assistant general manager Ohio Power Company, Canton, 1941-1946, vice president, general manager, 1946-1954. Executive vice president operating, director American Electric Power Service Corporation (formerly American Gas & Electric Service Corporation), since 1954. Vice president Beech Bottom Power Company, Central Appalachian Coal Company, Central Ohio Coal Company.

      Director Captina Operating Company, West Virginia Power Company. Vice-president, director Appalachian Electric Power Company, Central Coal Company, Central Operating Company, Franklin Real Estate Company, Indiana & Michigan Electric Company, Kanawha Valley Power Company, Kentucky Power Company, Kingsport Utilities, Inc., Ohio Power Company, Radford Limestone Company, Wheeling Electric Company President Ohio Electric Institute, 1950-1952. Professional engineer O. and New York.

    Works

    • Author technical papers.

    Membership

    Member American Institute of Elctrical Engineering, American Society Military Engineers, National, Ohio societies professional engrs., Ohio Society New York. Member Dutch Reformed Church. Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: Railroad Machinery, Harbor View (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Anna Louise Coyne, Augusut 5, 1926. Children: Patricia (Mistress.
    • father: Hugh Turner
    • mother: Nellie Adell (Taylor) Turner
    • spouse: Anna Louise Coyne
    • child: Patricia (Mrs Turner
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    Born January 29, 1902
    Died October 24, 1960
    (aged 58)
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