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Charles Alfred Powel

Charles Alfred Powel, French engineer. Served as chief, machinery and optics branch of military government, Berlin, 1945-1946. Power consultant, Stillman Industrial Survey Mission to China. ECA, 1948. President American Institute Elec, Engineers, 1944-1945.

Background

  • Powel, Charles Alfred was born in 1884 in Rouen, France. Son of Henry C. and Margaret (French) Powel.

  • Education

    • Educated in electrical engineering, London, England., and Bern, Switzerland.

    Career

    • Entered electrical engineering career, 1905. Assistant, vice president in charge of engineering Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, since 1940.

    Works

    • Author of numerous papers and articles.

    Membership

    Served as chief, machinery and optics branch of military government, Berlin, 1945-1946. Power consultant, Stillman Industrial Survey Mission to China. ECA, 1948. President American Institute Elec, Engineers, 1944-1945.

    Connections

    • Married Blanche Brownrigg, 1918 (deceased).
    • father: Henry C. Powel
    • mother: Margaret (French) Powel
    • spouse: Blanche Brownrigg
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