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John S. Axelson

John S. Axelson, American electrical engineer. Member American Institute Elec. Engineers, Edison Electric Institute; Club: University (Chicago).


  • Axelson, John S. was born on July 20, 1890 in Toledo, Iowa, United States. Son of Samuel E. and Dorothy (Walker) Axelson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, Iowa State College, 1913, Electrical Engineer, 1923.


    • With Western Electric Company, Chicago, 1913-1917. With International Western Electric Company, 1918-1919. Managing director National Electric Light Association, 1926-1932.

      Construction engineering, Chicago, from 1932.


    Member American Institute Elec. Engineers, Edison Electric Institute. Club: University (Chicago).


    • Married Selma White, June 24, 1942. Children: Paul, Rosalind, Annual.
    • father: Samuel E. Axelson
    • mother: Dorothy (Walker) Axelson
    • spouse: Selma White
    • children: Paul Axelson
    • Rosalind Axelson
    • Ann Axelson
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    Born July 20, 1890