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Howard Burton Shaw

Howard Burton Shaw, American electrical engineer. Member Society Promotion Engineering Education, North Carolina Society of Engineers, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Zeta Psi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi; member American Institute Electrical Engineer, Society for the Advancement of Management.; Member highway economics department of the Highway Research Board.

Background

  • Shaw, Howard Burton was born on August 5, 1869 in Winslow, Maine, United States. Son of Henry Harrison and Mary E. (Hawes) Shaw.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina, 1890, Bachelor of Civil Engineering, 1891. A.M., Harvard, 1894.

    Career

    • Instructor in mathematics, 1889-1890, mathematics surveying and drawing, 1891-1893, University of North Carolina. Assistant electrical laboratory, Lawrence Scientific School (Harvard), 1894-1896. Assistant professor electrical engineering, 1896-1899, professor, 1899-1913, dean School Engineering, 1907-1913, director engineering, Experiment Station, 1909-1913, University of Missouri Commissioner Missouri Public Service Commission, 1913-1917.

      Educational director Doherty Training Schools, New York, Denver, Toledo, Bartlesville, 1917-1922. Director Engineering Experiment Station, North Carolina State College, 1923-1932, professor industrial engineering since 1932.

    Works

    • Author: Dynamo Laboratory Manual, Volume 1, 1906, Volume 2, 1910.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Society Promotion Engineering Education, North Carolina Society of Engineers, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Zeta Psi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi. Member American Institute Electrical Engineer, Society for the Advancement of Management. Member highway economics department of the Highway Research Board.

    Connections

    • Married Gertrude Matthews, June 10, 1900 (deceased).; married second, Eleanora Pratt, September 6, 1930. Children: Howard Burton, George Matthews.
    • father: Henry Harrison Shaw
    • mother: Mary E. (Hawes) Shaw
    • spouses: Gertrude Matthews
    • Eleanora Pratt
    • children: Howard Burton Shaw
    • George Matthews Shaw
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    Born August 5, 1869
    Died December 15, 1943
    (aged 74)
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