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Harry Phillips Davis

Harry Phillips Davis, American engineering company executive. Awarded many patents in electrical appliances.

Background

  • Davis, Harry Phillips was born on July 31, 1868 in Somersworth, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Harrison B. and Helen M. (Horne) Davis.

  • Education

    • Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1890, Electrical Engineer, 1891.

    Career

    • With Westinghouse Elec. & Manufacturing Company, since 1891. Organized detail engineering department.

      Appointed assistant chief engineer, 1904, manager of engineering, 1909, assistant to 1st vice president 1910, vice president in charge manufacturing and engineering activities, since 1911. Vice president Westinghouse Inter Works Railway, Turtle Creek & Allegheny Railroad Company. Chairman of the Board and director National Broadcasting Company, Audio Vision Appliance Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Connections

    • Married Agnes L. Taylor, June 29, 1892. Children: Mistress.
    • father: Harrison B. Davis
    • mother: Helen M. (Horne) Davis
    • spouse: Agnes L. Taylor
    • child: Mrs Davis
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    Died September 10, 1931
    (aged 63)
    Nationality

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