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Charles Francis Harding

Charles Francis Harding, American electrical engineer. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering (vice president 1937-1938); member Society Promotion Engineering Education (vice president 1931), American Association University professors, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Alpha Tau Omega, etc.

Background

  • Harding, Charles Francis was born on September 11, 1881 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Theodore and Ellen (Lane).

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1902, Electrical Engineer, 1910, honorary Doctor Engineering, 1931. Post-graduate work, Dartmouth College and Cornell Univercity.

    Career

    • With testing department General Electric Company, Schenectady, New York, 1902. Electrical engineer Worcester & Southbridge St. Ry Company, Worcester, 1903-1904, D.&W. Fuse Company, Providence, Rhode Island, 1904-1905. Assistant professor electrical engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1905-1906.

      Electrical engineer Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation, Boston, 1906-1908. Head professor electrical engineering and director Elec. Laboratory, Purdue University, since 1908.

      Also consulting engineer.

    Works

    • Author: Electric Railway Engineering, 1911. Business Administration for Engineers. Legal and Ethical Phases of Engineering, 1936.

      Also over 50 articles in technical journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering (vice president 1937-1938). Member Society Promotion Engineering Education (vice president 1931), American Association University professors, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Alpha Tau Omega, etc. Clubs: Rotary (past president), Country.

    Connections

    • Married Mabelle C. Brooks, July 14, 1903.
    • father: Charles Theodore .
    • mother: Ellen (Lane).
    • spouse: Mabelle C. Brooks
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    Born September 11, 1881
    Died April 13, 1942
    (aged 60)
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