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Francis Bacon Crocker

Francis Bacon Crocker, American electrical engineer.

Background

  • Crocker, Francis Bacon was born on July 4, 1861 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Henry H. and Mary (Eldridge) Crocker.

  • Education

    • Engineer of Mines, Columbia, 1882. Doctor of Philosophy., 1894 (honorary Master of Science, 1914). Unmarried.

    Career

    • 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.

    Works

    • Author: Management of Electrical Machinery. 8th edit., 1908
    • Electric Lighting, 8th edit., 1908. Electric Motors, second edition, 1914.

    Connections

    • father: Henry H. Crocker
    • mother: Mary (Eldridge) Crocker
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    Born July 4, 1861
    Died July 9, 1921
    (aged 60)
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