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Royce Gerald Kloeffler

Royce Gerald Kloeffler, American educator, engineer, author. Fellow I.E.E.E.; member American Society Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Tau.

Background

  • Kloeffler, Royce Gerald was born on June 18, 1890 in Armada, Michigan, United States. Son of Galenus W. and Dora (Powell) Kloeffler.

  • Education

    • Student Michigan State College, 1908-1909. Bachelor of Science, University of Michigan, 1913. Student Columbia, summer 1927.

      Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1930.

    Career

    • Engineering trainee General Elec. Company, 1913-1915; instructor electrical engineering U. Idaho, 1915-1916. Assistant professor electrical engineering Kansas State University, 1916-1922, associate professor, 1922-1925, professor, 1925-1960, emeirtus, 1960-1975, head department electrical engineering, 1927-1955.

      Professor Massachusetts Institute Technology, summers 1933, 35. Branch chief and engineer National Security Agency, 1955-1962.

    Works

    • Author: Telephone Communication Systems, 1925. Direct Current Machinery (with Kerchner and Brenneman), 1934. Principles of Electronics, 1942.

      Industrial Electronics and Control, 1949. Basic Electronics (with Horrell), 1949. Electric Engeering Economics and Practice, 1952.

      Basic Theory in Electrical Engineering (with Sitz), 1955. Basic Electronics (with Hargrave), 1963. Election Tubes, 1966.

      Americanism versus International Communism, 1967. Memoirs, 1975.

    Membership

    Fellow I.E.E.E.; member American Society Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Hazel Marguerite Davis, October 14, 1915. Children: Doris May (Mistress.
    • father: Galenus W. Kloeffler
    • mother: Dora (Powell) Kloeffler
    • spouse: Hazel Marguerite Davis
    • child: Doris May (Mrs Kloeffler
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    Born June 18, 1890
    Died July 29, 1975
    (aged 85)
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