Francis Bacon Crocker
Francis Bacon Crocker, American electrical engineer.
Crocker, Francis Bacon was born on July 4, 1861 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Henry H. and Mary (Eldridge) Crocker.
Engineer of Mines, Columbia, 1882. Doctor of Philosophy., 1894 (honorary Master of Science, 1914). Unmarried.
Instructor electrical engineering, 1889-1892, Adjunct Professor, 1892-1893, professor, 1893-1914, Columbia. Founder Vice-President C. & C. (Curtis & Crocker) Electric Company, 1887, and Crocker-Wheeler Electric Company, 1889. President American Institute Elec.
Engineers, 1897-1898, New York Elec. Society, 1889-1892.
Author: Management of Electrical Machinery. 8th edit., 1908
Electric Lighting, 8th edit., 1908. Electric Motors, second edition, 1914.