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Jerome Joseph Green

Jerome Joseph Green, American electrical engineer. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Elec. Congress, St. Louis, 1904. As supervisor for western department K. of Commerce. Welfare Activities, established schools for ex-service men at Spokane, Salt Lake City, San Diego, and Nogales and Douglas, Arizona, 1920-1921.

Background

  • Green, Jerome Joseph was born on December 26, 1865 in near Somerset, Ohio, United States. Son of Joshua and Emily (Flowers) Green.

  • Education

    • Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1893. Studied at University of Paris and at Technische Hochschule, Berlin, 1907-1908.

    Career

    • 1 son, Francis E.; married second, Mabel G. Cortis, of London, England., September 3, 1908. Children—Winifred D., Jerome J. Did testing of electrical apparatus for bureau of awards, Chicago Exposition, 1893. Engaged at installation of electrical apparatus, Atlanta Exposition, 1895.

      With Chicago Edison Company and chief instructor in the National School of Electricity, Chicago, until 1895. Professor physics and electrical engineering University of Notre Dame, Indiana, 1895-1915. Head of technical department and director of vocational education, Junior College and High School, San Diego, California, 1915-1920.

      Head science department Moorpark Memorial Union H.S., since 1921. Professor electrical engineering University of Southern California, 1922-1923. Science department, San Diego High School, 1926-1927.

      Professor electrical engineering and dean of faculty, Pacific Technical University, San Diego, since 1927. Designer radio sets; instructor in radio receiving. Conducted experiments in wireless telegraphy, April 1899, first sending signals from one room to another in Science Hall at Notre Dame University with apparatus made up in the laboratories and shops of the institution The distance was increased, till signals were distinctly received at a distance of half a mile.

      Afterward, with improved apparatus, dots and dashes were sent to St. Mary’s Academy, a mile and a half. Last trial at Notre Dame was for distance of 3 miles. The signals were received.

      A series of tests were next made in the down-town district of Chicago, where conditions were quite different. Also on the lake, where words were sent about a mile and a half.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Elec. Congress, St. Louis, 1904. As supervisor for western department K. of Commerce.

    Welfare Activities, established schools for ex-service men at Spokane, Salt Lake City, San Diego, and Nogales and Douglas, Arizona, 1920-1921.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Feeney, of Rochester, Minnesota, June 20, 1899.; married second, Mabel G. Cortis, of London, England., September 3, 1908. Children: Winifred D., Jerome J. Did testing of electrical.
    • father: Joshua Green
    • mother: Emily (Flowers) Green
    • spouses: Elizabeth Feeney
    • Mabel G. Cortis
    • children: Winifred D. Green
    • Jerome J. Did testing of elec Green
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    Born December 26, 1865
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