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John White Howell

John White Howell, American electrical engineer. Awarded Edison medal by American Institute of Elctrical Engineering, 1924. member; member of board of managers Howard Savings Institution Trustee Newark Museum Association; Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering.

Background

  • Howell, John White was born on December 22, 1857 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. Son of Martin A. and Abby Lucetta (Stout) Howell.

  • Education

    • College City of New York, 1874-1876. Rutgers, 1876-1878, Doctor of Science, 1925. Stevens Institute Technology, 1878-1881, honorary Electrical Engineer, 1899, honorary Doctor of Science, 1932.

    Career

    • Department, Edison Lamp Works, 1881-1893. Became chief engineer Lamp Works of General Electric Company, 1893. Retired 1931; member Research Council of General Electric Company, Schenectady, since 1900.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member; member of board of managers Howard Savings Institution Trustee Newark Museum Association. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering.

    Connections

    • Married Frederica Burckle Gilchrist, April. Children: Frederica B., John White, Jane Augusta, Cornelia Margaret, Robert G. With engineering.
    • father: Martin A. Howell
    • mother: Abby Lucetta (Stout) Howell
    • spouse: Frederica Burckle Gilchrist
    • children: Frederica B. Howell
    • John White Howell
    • Jane Augusta Howell
    • Cornelia Margaret Howell
    • Robert G. With engring Howell
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    Died July 28, 1937
    (aged 79)
    Nationality

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