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Howard Lewis Krum

Howard Lewis Krum, American electrical engineer. Award from Alumni Assn; award as “modern pioneer,” National Assn. Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers; member Tau Beta Pi.


  • Krum, Howard Lewis was born on November 15, 1883 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Son of Charles Lyon and Ella (Lewis) Krum.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Armour Institute Technology, Chicago, 1906, Electrical Engineer, 1910, honorary Doctor Engineering, 1939.


    • Engaged in invention and development of teletype since 1906. Construction engineering Teletype Corporation, manufacturers printing telegraph equipment, Chicago. Received Distinguished Service Award from Alumni Association of Armour Institute Technology.

      John Price Wetherill medal, Franklin Institute. Special award as “modern pioneer,” National Association Manufacturers Trustee Armour Institute Technology.


    Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers; member Tau Beta Pi. Clubs: University (Chicago), New York Athletic.


    • Married Fay Wilson, October 29, 1919. Children: Charles Wilson, Shirley Jean, Marjorie Lyon.
    • father: Charles Lyon Krum
    • mother: Ella (Lewis) Krum
    • spouse: Fay Wilson
    • children: Charles Wilson Krum
    • Shirley Jean Krum
    • Marjorie Lyon Krum
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    Born November 15, 1883
    Died November 13, 1961
    (aged 77)