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Philip Price Barton

Philip Price Barton, American electrical engineer. Member National Committee on Gas and Electric Service, 1917-1920; Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering; member American Geography Society, Psi Upsilon.

Background

  • Barton, Philip Price was born on May 5, 1865 in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Hervey and Hannah Davis (Price) Barton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Cornell Univercity, 1886, Master of Science, 1888.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Mary Elizabeth. Elec. engineer with Westinghouse Electric Company, Pittsburgh, 1888-1891. With Brush Electric Company and General Electric Company, Pittsburgh, 1891-1898.

      With the Niagara Falls Power Company, 1898-1920.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member National Committee on Gas and Electric Service, 1917-1920. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering. Member American Geography Society, Psi Upsilon.

    Clubs: Niagara (Niagara Falls).

    Connections

    • Married Georgia H. Thurston, of Pittsburgh, December 28, 1899.
    • father: John Hervey Barton
    • mother: Hannah Davis (Price) Barton
    • spouse: Georgia H. Thurston
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