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Elmer Hartshorn Neff

Elmer Hartshorn Neff, American mechanic engineer. awarded citation, 1941. Served as; member Montclair (New Jersey) Board Education, 5 years; Member Essex Company (New Jersey) Republican Committee over 30 years; member Upper Montclair Republican; Club. An organizer of Machinery; Member S.A.R.; Mason.

Background

  • Neff, Elmer Hartshorn was born on March 6, 1866 in Clio, Michigan, United States. Son of Henry Clinton and Emily (Hartshorn) Neff.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1890, Mechanical Engineering, 1901, awarded citation, 1941.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Dorothy Isabel (wife of Professor Walter Andrew Curry). Erecting engineer, Edw. F. Allis Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1890-1891.

      Designer, Gisholt Machine Company, Madison, Wisconsin, 1891-1892. With Westinghouse interests, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1893. Instructor in mechanic engineering, Purdue University.

      With Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Company, Providence, Rhode Island, since 1896, manager New York Company, 1897-1937.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Served as; member Montclair (New Jersey) Board Education, 5 years. Member Essex Company (New Jersey) Republican Committee over 30 years. Member Upper Montclair Republican.

    Club. An organizer of Machinery. Member S.A.R.; Mason. Clubs: Commonwealth (Upper Montclair).

    Connections

    • Married Isabella Cottrell, June 28, 1894.
    • father: Henry Clinton Neff
    • mother: Emily (Hartshorn) Neff
    • spouse: Isabella Cottrell
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    Born March 6, 1866
    Died January 26, 1946
    (aged 79)
    Nationality

    Award