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William Phin Hammond

William Phin Hammond, American engineer, power company executive. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering; member Georgia Engineering Society, Georgia Society Professional Engineers, Newcomen Society, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Hammond, William Phin was born on August 11, 1889 in Atlanta. Son of Charles Phin and Cornelia Alice (Moreland) Hammond.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Georgia School Technology, 1913.

    Career

    • Stenographer, engineering assistant to electrical engineer Northern Contracting Company, Atlanta, 1913-1915. Distribution engineer Georgia Railway & Power Company, 1915-1916, assistant to chief engineer, designing hydro-electric plants and high voltage transmission sub-stations and trans lines, 1916-1927. Engineer, general plant div.

      Southeastern Engineering Company, Birmingham, Alabama, 1927-1931. General engineer Georgia Power Company, Atlanta, 1931-1944, vice president charge major engineering projects from 1944, designed or supervised design of Burton, Tugalo, Yonah, Terrora and Nacoochee hydro-electric plants, and Atkinson Arkwright, Mitchell, Yates and Hammond steam-electric plants on Georgia Power Company System, (last one named in his honor). Also rebuilt Morgan Falls.

      Designer hydroplants for Habersham Mills, Bibb Manufacturing Company, R.C. Camp. Consultant engineer several companies constructing hydroelectric or steam generating plants S.E.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering. Member Georgia Engineering Society, Georgia Society Professional Engineers, Newcomen Society, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Emily Moreland Roberts, June 30, 1930.
    • father: Charles Phin Hammond
    • mother: Cornelia Alice (Moreland) Hammond
    • spouse: Emily Moreland Roberts
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    Born August 11, 1889
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