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Charles Felton Scott

Charles Felton Scott, American engineer. Awarded Edison medal by American Institute Elec. Engineers; Lamme medal by Society Promotion Engineering Education. Member American Society Mech. Engineers, American Institute Consulting Engineers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa; member Connecticut Society Civil Engineers.

Background

  • Scott, Charles Felton was born on September 19, 1864 in Athens County, Ohio, United States. Son of William Henry and Sarah (Felton) Scott.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Ohio State University, 1885. Post-graduate course 1½ years, Johns Hopkins. A.M., Yale, 1911; Doctor of Science, University of Pittsburgh.

      Doctor of Engineering, Stevens Institute Technology, 1912, Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, 1935. Doctor of Science, Ohio State University, 1937. Doctor of Laws, Rose Polytechnic Institute, 1939.

    Career

    • With Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, Pittsburgh, 1888-1911, professor electrical engineering, Yale, 1911-1933 (emeritus). President National Council State Bds. Engineering Examiners, 1938-1939.

      President Engineers Society Western Pennsylvania, 1902, American Institute Elec. Engineers, 1902-1903. Chairman building committee Engineering Socs.

      Building (gift of Andrew Carnegie), New York. Member Society Promotion Engineering Education (president 1921-1923. Chairman of the Board investigation and coördination, 1922-1933).

      Member administrative board American Engineering Council, 1921-1933. Chairman Engineers Council for Professional Development, 1935-1938, chairman Committee on Professional Recognition since 1938. Chairman Connecticut Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors since 1935.

    Membership

    Member American Society Mech. Engineers, American Institute Consulting Engineers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa. Member Connecticut Society Civil Engineers.

    Connections

    • Married Emily Clark, October 15, 1895.
    • father: William Henry Scott
    • mother: Sarah (Felton) Scott
    • spouse: Emily Clark
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    Born September 19, 1864
    Died December 17, 1944
    (aged 80)
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