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Truman Penfield Gaylord

Truman Penfield Gaylord, American electrical engineer. Member Pittsburgh Chamber Commerce (president), Pennsylvania State Chamber Commerce (directory).


  • Gaylord, Truman Penfield was born on February 15, 1871 in Shelby, Michigan, United States. Son of Edward B. and Maranda Gaylord.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education Allen Academy, Chicago, 1886-1889. Studied University Michigan, 1889-1892. Bachelor of Science in Elec.

      Engineering, Armour Institute Technology, 1894.


    • Assistant professor of electrical engineering, Armour Institute Technology, 1894-1898. Engineer, Commonwealth Edison Company, 1898-1900. Engineer sales, later acting vice president, Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, 1900-1929, vice president, since 1929.

      Vice president Interboro Improvement Company.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Member Pittsburgh Chamber Commerce (president), Pennsylvania State Chamber Commerce (directory).


    • Married Helen Ross-Lewin, 1903. Children: Katharine (deceased), Marion Helen.
    • father: Edward B.
    • mother: Maranda Gaylord
    • spouse: Helen Ross-Lewin
    • children: Katharine Gaylord (deceased)
    • Marion Helen Gaylord
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    Born February 15, 1871
    Died July 5, 1931
    (aged 60)