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Ernest Valentine Amy

Ernest Valentine Amy, American consultant engineer. Recipient Armstrong medal Radio Club of America, Inc., 1965. Registered profile engineer, New York. Served as First lieutenant 302d Engineers, 77th Division, United States Army, 1917-1918.; Member American Numismatic Society, American Institute Elec. Engineers, Institute of Radio Engineers, Society American Military Engineers, Radio.

Background

  • Amy, Ernest Valentine was born on February 11, 1892 in New York City. Son of Ernest H. J. and Isabelle (O’Donohue) Amy.

  • Education

    • Electrical Engineer, Columbia, 1917.

    Career

    • Engineer test department, New York Edison Company, 1919-1920. Engineer research department Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company, 1920-1921. With Radio Corporation of America, 1922-1928, in engineering department design div.

      1921-1922, in charge first installation 2-way radio telephone (on S.S. America), 1922-1923. Engineer in charge Radio Relay Station, Belfast, Maine, 1923-1925, engineer design section, in charge construction antennae, Rocky Point, Long Island, 1926-1927, and Bolinas, California, 1928. Construction engineering, from 1928.

      Director Mercier Realty & Investment Company Director Armstrong Memorial Research Foundation, Inc., from 1955.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Served as First lieutenant 302d Engineers, 77th Division, United States Army, 1917-1918. Member American Numismatic Society, American Institute Elec. Engineers, Institute of Radio Engineers, Society American Military Engineers, Radio.

    Clubs: Columbia University (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Jessie Marie Mercier, May 15, 1943.
    • father: Ernest H. J. Amy
    • mother: Isabelle (O’Donohue) Amy
    • spouse: Jessie Marie Mercier
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    Born February 11, 1892
    Died February 5, 1979
    (aged 86)
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