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Alexander Cartwright Lanier

Alexander Cartwright Lanier, American engineer. Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers; member Society Promotion Engineering Education Engineers’.

Background

  • Lanier, Alexander Cartwright was born on June 3, 1878 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Louis Henry and Lamiza (Cartwright) Lanier.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, University of Tennessee, 1900, Mechanical Engineering, 1905. Master of Electrical Engineering, Harvard University, 1909. Unmarried. Electrical practice, 1900-1902.

      Instructor mechanic engineering, University of Tennessee, 1902-1905. Assistant professor electrical engineering, University of Cincinnati, 1905-1908. Designing electrical engineer, Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1909-1911, section engineer in charge design of direct current industrial motors and generators, 1911-1915.

      Professor electrical engineering and department chairman, University of Missouri, since 1915, acting dean College of Engineering, July 1, 1939-October 1, 1939.

    Career

    • Assistant professor elec.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers; member Society Promotion Engineering Education Engineers’.

    Connections

    • father: Louis Henry Lanier
    • mother: Lamiza (Cartwright) Lanier
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    Died February 26, 1942
    (aged 63)
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