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Dressel Dewitt Ewing

Dressel Dewitt Ewing, American electrical engineer. Served as instructor S.A.T.C. Signal Corps, World War I. Trustee, Ohio Northern University, 1940-1945.; Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering (director); member Society for Promotion Engineering Education, American Transit Association, Indiana Engineering Council, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Xi, Theta Tau.

Background

  • Ewing, Dressel Dewitt was born on October 7, 1883 in at Vanlue, Ohio, United States. Son of Melvin Edward and Elizabeth Ann (Bright) Ewing.

  • Education

    • Electrical Engineer, Ohio Northern U., 1905, M.E 1906, Doctor Engineering, 1936. Graduate study Purdue University, 1912-1913.

    Career

    • 1 son, Paul Bruce. Assistant engineer Missouri P. R.R., St. Louis, 1906-1907. Instructor electrical and mechanic engineering, Ohio Northern U., 1907-1912. Assistant professor electrical engineering Purdue University, 1913-1916, associate professor, 1916-1918, professor since 1918, specializing in electric rys. and power transmission and distribution, head School Elec.

      Engineering since April 1942. Director research American Electric Railway Association, 1925-1930, International Steel Tie Company, Cleveland, 1929-1932. Also construction engineering Director Duncan Electric Manufacturing Company.

    Works

    • Author: (with C. F. Harding) Electric Railway Engineering, 1915. Also university bulletins Contributor numerous technical articles. Contributing editor Electric Railway Journal, 1915-1921.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Served as instructor S.A.T.C. Signal Corps, World War I. Trustee, Ohio Northern University, 1940-1945. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering (director). Member Society for Promotion Engineering Education, American Transit Association, Indiana Engineering Council, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Xi, Theta Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Schantz, December 29, 1906.
    • father: Melvin Edward Ewing
    • mother: Elizabeth Ann (Bright) Ewing
    • spouse: Mary Schantz
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