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John Sedgwick Peck

John Sedgwick Peck, American electrical engineer. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering; member Institute Elec. Engineers Great Britain, Manchester Association Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Background

  • Peck, John Sedgwick was born on November 20, 1871 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Son of Henry Dwight and Jennie M. (Tucker) Peck.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education Staunton Military Academy, Virginia. Mechanical Engineering, Cornell, 1892.

    Career

    • Began work in shops of Eddy Electric Company, Hartford, 1892. Entered students’ course, 1893, Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, finally being placed in charge of the designing and construction of transformers. Appointed acting chief electrical engineer British Westinghouse Elec.

      & Manufacturing Company, October 1, 1904, chief electrical engineer, October 1, 1905, consulting electrical engineer, July 1906. Chief electrical engineer, Metropolitan-Vickers Elec. Limited company, since 1919.

    Membership

    Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering. Member Institute Elec. Engineers Great Britain, Manchester Association Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

    Clubs: Engineers (London and Manchester).

    Connections

    • Married Josephine H. Arnold, of Boston, 1900.
    • father: Henry Dwight Peck
    • mother: Jennie M. (Tucker) Peck
    • spouse: Josephine H. Arnold
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