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James Wallace York

James Wallace York, American electrical engineer. award 1984), National Fire Protection Association (member code panel electrical code 1970-1978), National Electrical Manufacturing Association (chairman alternating current motor group 1972-1978), International Electrotech.

Background

  • York, James Wallace was born on April 3, 1913 in Vinland, Kansas, United States. Son of Oscar T. and Elizabeth (Aberle) New York.

  • Education

    • Postgraduate, University Pittsburgh, 1936-1940.

    Career

    • Registered professional engineer, Pennsylvania Design engineer Westinghouse Electric Company, East Pittsburgh, 1936-1947, engineering management executive, Buffalo, New York, 1948-1978. Consultant Hyosung Heavy Industry, Masan, Korea, 1979, National Electrical Manufacturing Association, Washington, since 1980. Patentee devices for control and construction of electric motors.

      Adviser on curriculum Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1957.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior life, chairman task committee thermal endurance 1972-1973, chairman management group Buffalo, since 1977, Centennial award 1984), National Fire Protection Association (member code panel electrical code 1970-1978), National Electrical Manufacturing Association (chairman alternating current motor group 1972-1978), International Electrotech. Committee (secretary, chairman group meetings since 1972). Club: Lancaster Country.

    Personality

    Interests

    Management and production musical programs. Recording concerts.

    Connections

    • Married Eunice E. Hammond, August 17, 1937. Children– Sylvia Ann, Richard W. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with honors, Kansas State University, 1936.
    • father: Oscar T. York
    • mother: Elizabeth (Aberle) York
    • spouse: Eunice E. Hammond
    • children: Sylvia Ann York
    • Richard W. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with honors York
    • Kansas State University York
    • 1936 York
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