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Merton Maine Cory

Merton Maine Cory, American engineer, college teacher. Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers (past chairman Michigan section); member, Michigan Engineering Society, Engineering Society of Detroit, Alpha Tau Omega, Tau Beta Pi (national president).

Background

  • Cory, Merton Maine was born on August 18, 1882 in Nashua, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Sidney Lawrence and Fannie Eugenia (Jones) Cory.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of N.H. 1908, Electrical Engineer, 1913. Master of Science, University of Michigan, 1933.

    Career

    • With engineering department, City of Nashua, N.H., 1902-1908. Sales engineer, American Radiator Company, Boston, Massachusetts, 1909. Student test course, General Elec.

      Company, Lynn, Massachusetts, 1909-1911. Electrical engineer, Janesville Elec. Company, Wisconsin, 1911.

      Investigator, Milwaukee Elec. & Railway Company, Wisconsin, 1912. Professor electrical engineering Michigan State College 1912-1949.

      Chairman of the Board appeals, City of East Lansing, Michigan. Member advising committee Lansing Auto Club (A.A.A.).

    Works

    • Author of magazine articles, notes and outlines for instructional purposes.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers (past chairman Michigan section). Member, Michigan Engineering Society, Engineering Society of Detroit, Alpha Tau Omega, Tau Beta Pi (national president).

    Clubs: Lansing Engineering (past president), Michigan State College Faculty (past president).

    Connections

    • Married Mona Mae Manning, May 3, 1909 (died September 26, 1926). Married second, Ethel Carolina Whitney, December 17, 1927.
    • father: Sidney Lawrence Cory
    • mother: Fannie Eugenia (Jones) Cory
    • spouses: Mona Mae Manning
    • Ethel Carolina Whitney
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