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Frank P. Cox

Frank P. Cox, American electrical engineer.


  • Cox, Frank P. was born on December 31, 1866 in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States. Son of Robert S. and Frances (Strain) Cox.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools. Graduate Rose Polytechnic Institute, Bachelor of Science, 1887. Postgraad. course electrical engineering, Johns Hopkins.


    • In employ Kester Elec. Company, Terre Haute, 1888-1889. In testing department Thomson Elec.

      Welding Company, 1889-1890. In charge meter-testing department Thomson-Houston Company, and successor, General Elec. Company, 1890-1894; then became engineer meter and institute department Has taken out numerous patents relating to instrument and meter design and has written for technical press on meters and a treatise on direct-current dynamos and motors, etc.

      Address: Care of General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachusetts.


    • Married at Baltimore, June 7, 1888, May Vaughen.
    • father: Robert S. Cox
    • mother: Frances (Strain) Cox
    • spouse: at Baltimore
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    Born December 31, 1866