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William Esty

William Esty, American electrical engineer. Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Background

  • Esty, William was born on July 9, 1868 in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Cole and Martha Ann (Cushing) Esty.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1889, A.M., 1893. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1893.

    Career

    • With Thomson-Houston Electric Company, Lynn, Massachusetts, 1892-1893. Instructor, assistant professor and associate professor electrical engineering, University of Illinois, 1893-1901. Assistant professor, 1901-1903, professor electrical engineering, since 1903, Lehigh University.

    Works

    • Author: Alternating Current Machinery, 1911, new edit., 1920. Elements of Electrical Engineering, 2 vols. (with W. S. Franklin), 1906-1907.

      Dynamo Laboratory Manual. Dynamos and Motors, 1909.

    Membership

    Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

    Connections

    • Married Julia Louise Coy, June 14, 1894. Children: William Cole, Lucien Coy, John Cushing.
    • father: William Cole Esty
    • mother: Martha Ann (Cushing) Esty
    • spouse: Julia Louise Coy
    • children: William Cole Esty
    • Lucien Coy Esty
    • John Cushing Esty
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    Died July 6, 1928
    (aged 59)
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