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Paul Gough Agnew

Paul Gough Agnew, American engineer. awarded Standards medal, 1951. Member American Insurance Electrical Engineer, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington Academy Sciences.

Background

  • Agnew, Paul Gough was born on July 3, 1881 in Hillsdale Company, Michigan, United States. Son of Allen and Rhoda Ann (Mason) Agnew.

  • Education

    • B.L., Hillsdale College, 1901. A.M., University of Michigan, 1902. Doctor of Philisophy, Johns Hopkins, 1911.

    Career

    • Instructor physics, high schools, Monroe and Pontiac, Michigan, 1902-1905. Physicist Bureau Standards, 1906-1919, vice president, secretary American Standards Association, 1920-1947, consultant to the association, 1948-1951, awarded Standards medal, 1951.

    Works

    • Author of papers on physics, electrical engineering and standardization.

    Membership

    Member American Insurance Electrical Engineer, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington Academy Sciences. Clubs: Cosmos (Washington, District of Columbia).

    Connections

    • Married Ethna Mercedes Heebner, September 27, 1911.
    • father: Allen Agnew
    • mother: Rhoda Ann (Mason) Agnew
    • spouse: Ethna Mercedes Heebner
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    Died January 9, 1954
    (aged 72)
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