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Frank Caspar Wagner

Frank Caspar Wagner, American engineer.


  • Wagner, Frank Caspar was born on October 5, 1864 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Son of William and Priscilla (Meller) Wagner.

  • Education

    • A.M., University of Michigan, 1884, Bachelor of Science, 1885. Doctor of Science, Rose Polytechnic Institute, 1924. Doctor of Engineering, University of Michigan, 1927.


    • Engineering work with Thomson-Houston Electric Company, 1886-1889. Assistant Professor mechanic engineering, University of Michigan, 1890-1896. Associate professor steam engineering, 1896-1904, professor steam and electrical engineering, 1904-1920, professor mechanic engineering, 1920-1923, president, since 1923, Rose Polytechnic Institute.

      Administrative engineer for Indiana of the United States Fuel Administration, 1918. Author: Notes on Applied Electricity, 1903. Home: Terre Haute, Ind.


    • Author: Notes on Applied Electricity, 1903.


    • Married Mabel E. Peck, June 16, 1892. Children: Helen Ward (Mistress.
    • father: William Wagner
    • mother: Priscilla (Meller) Wagner
    • spouse: Mabel E. Peck
    • child: Helen Ward (Mrs Wagner
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    Born October 5, 1864
    Died November 21, 1928
    (aged 64)