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Claxton Edmonds Allen

Claxton Edmonds Allen, American electrical engineer. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering; member Electric Light Association, St. Louis Elec. Board of Trade (president).


  • Allen, Claxton Edmonds was born on February 4, 1881 in Seven Islands, Virginia, United States. Son of George Hunt and Mollie (Edmonds) Allen.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the high school, Covington, Virginia, 1897. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1901.


    • Electrical apprentice with General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachusetts, 1901-1903, designing engineer and research work, Lynn, 1903-1907, commercial engineer and instructor of salesmen, at Schenectady, New York, 1907-1909. With Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, successively manager transformer department, at East Pittsburgh, August-November 1909, assistant manager and manager supply department, New York City, until 1914, manager supply and Central Station departments, Chicago, 1914-1922, district manager, St. Louis, 1922-1930, vice president charge merchandising, 1930-1947. Vice president Commercial Electric Supply Company.

      Director Electric Appliance Company, Columbia Electric Company Department fuel administrator of Illinois, World War.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering. Member Electric Light Association, St. Louis Elec. Board of Trade (president).

    Clubs: Noonday, Bellerive Country, Racquet.


    • Married Lydia Ann Kimbrough, April. Children: Claxton Edmonds, Lydia Ann (Mistress.
    • father: George Hunt Allen
    • mother: Mollie (Edmonds) Allen
    • spouse: Lydia Ann Kimbrough
    • children: Claxton Edmonds Allen
    • Lydia Ann (Mrs Allen
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    Born February 4, 1881