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Samuel Sumner Edmands

Samuel Sumner Edmands, American engineer, educator.


  • Edmands, Samuel Sumner was born on April 30, 1877 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. Son of John and Maria Clara (Goodwin) Edmands.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, 1899, Doctor of Engineering, 1930, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.


    • 1 daughter, Patricia. With American Tel. & Tel. Company, Providence, Rhode Island, 1899-1900.

      Instructor electrical engineering, Ohio State University, 1900-1901. Teacher and head of department electrical engineering, 1901-1910, director School of Science and Technology, since 1910, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York.


    • Married Althea Florence Miller, November 28, 1916.
    • father: John Edmands
    • mother: Maria Clara (Goodwin) Edmands
    • spouse: Althea Florence Miller
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    Died March 24, 1938
    (aged 60)