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Edwin Britton Katte

Edwin Britton Katte, American electrical engineer.


  • Katte, Edwin Britton was born on October 16, 1871 in St. Louis. Son of Walter and Elizabeth Pendleton (Britton) Katte.

  • Education

    • Mechanical Engineering, Cornell, 1893, Master of Mechanical Engineering, 1894.


    • Edwin Britton. Apprentice and engineering student, H. R. Worthington shops, Brooklyn, 1894-1896. Assistant engineer Park Avenue Improvement Commission, 1896-1898. Successively, since 1898, draftsman, assistant engineer, mechanic engineer, electrical engineer, and since 1906, chief engineer of electric traction New York Central R.R., in charge of design, construction and operation of electric traction systems.

      Consulting electrical engineer Cleveland Union Terminals Company.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    • Married Elva King, January 26, 1907. Children: Elizabeth.
    • father: Walter Katte
    • mother: Elizabeth Pendleton (Britton) Katte
    • spouse: Elva King
    • child: Elizabeth Katte
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    Born October 16, 1871
    Died July 19, 1928
    (aged 56)