Educated private schools, France and England, University College School, London. Honorary Doctor of Science, University of Pittsburgh, 1895. Honorary Master of Arts, Harvard, 1906.
Honorary Doctor of Science, University of Toulouse, France, 1922. Honorary Doctor of Engineering, University of Darmstadt, 1936.
1 son. Reginald Grice. Telegraph operator in England, 1876. Assistant electrician in Malta, 1878.
Chief electrician of a cable repairing steamer, 1881. Senior ship’s electrician Eastern Tel. Cable Company, 1886; principal electrical assistant to Thomas A. Edison, 1887-1894.
Associate with Edwin J. Houston in firm Houston & Kennelly, consulting electrical engrs., Philadelphia, 1894-1901. Professor electrical engineering, Harvard, 1902-1930, now professor emeritus same and Massachusetts Institute Technology professor electrical engineering, 1913-1924, director electrical engineering research, and chairman faculty, 1917-1918, Massachusetts Institute Technology Exchange professor to French universities in applied science, 1921-1922. Research associate Carnegie Institution, 1924-1930.
Engineer in charge laying Vera Cruz-Frontera-Campeche cables for Mexican Government, 1902.