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Walter Sherman Moody

Walter Sherman Moody, American electrical engineer. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering.


  • Moody, Walter Sherman was born on September 20, 1864 in Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Luther R. and Emily Sherman Moody.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1887.


    • 1 daughter, Jean (Mistress Guglilmo Camilli). Instructor physics and electricity, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1887-1888. Assistant engineer, Thomson Electric Welding Company, 1889-1892.

      In engineering department Thomson-Houston Company (now General Electric Company, of Schenectady, New York), 1892-1932. Was chief engineer transformer department of the company, later construction engineering for the entire department, including works at Pittsfield and Lynn, Massachusetts, Erie, Pennsylvania, Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Oakland, California. Now construction engineering Identified specially with design and manufacturer of transformers, developing the “H” and air blast types of transformers.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Conglist


    Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering.


    • Married Florence C. Gilmore, 1891.
    • father: Luther R.
    • mother: Emily Sherman Moody
    • spouse: Florence C. Gilmore
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    Born September 20, 1864
    Died November 7, 1938
    (aged 74)