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Angus Smith Hibbard

Angus Smith Hibbard, American electrical engineer. Member American Institute Elec. Engineers, Wisconsin Society of Chicago (president 1911), Chicago Association of Commerce (honorary).

Background

  • Hibbard, Angus Smith was born on February 7, 1860 in Milwaukee. Son of William B. and Adaline Hibbard.

  • Education

    • Educated Milwaukee Academy and Racine College. Doctor of Science, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1939.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Janet (Mistress Janet H. Henneberry). Began business experience in railroading. Later secretary to general superintendent Northwestern Telegraph Company.

      Studied telephony; superintendent Wisconsin Telephone Сompany, 1881-1886. First general superintendent American Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1886-1893, inaugurating their long-distance lines. General manager Chicago Telephone Сompany, 1893-1911, later also 2d vice president.

      Adviser to executive department American Telephone & Telegraph Company, New York, 1911-1916. Now construction engineering Invented and patented many improved devices for use with telephone. Designer of the “Blue Bell” sign of the telephone, used throughout the world.

      Editor emeritus The Diocese Magazine, since 1937.

    Works

    • Editor emeritus The Diocese Magazine, since 1937.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Institute Elec. Engineers, Wisconsin Society of Chicago (president 1911), Chicago Association of Commerce (honorary). Clubs: Union League, University, Industrial, Glen View (honorary).

    Connections

    • Married Lucile Ray, December 4, 1884.
    • father: William B.
    • mother: Adaline Hibbard
    • spouse: Lucile Ray
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    Born February 7, 1860
    Died October 21, 1945
    (aged 85)
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