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William Arthur Murray

William Arthur Murray, American educator, engineer. Served with United States Army, 1918.; Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering; member American Society Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Virginia Academy Science.

Background

  • Murray, William Arthur was born on July 18, 1889 in Helena, Montana, United States. Son of Daniel H. and May (McKay) Murray.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Idaho, 1914. Electrical Engineer, Montana State College, 1927. Master of Science, University of Michigan, 1933.

    Career

    • Electrician Federal Mining & Smelting Company, Mullan Idaho, 1914-1915. Test and radio research General Electric Company, 1915-1918. Electrician Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining & Smelt Company, Kellogg, Idaho, 1919.

      Instructor electrical engineering U. Idaho, 1919-1923. Assistant professor electrical engineering Montana State College, 1923-1929. Associate professor electrical engineering Michigan State College, 1929-1936.

      Professor, head department electrical engineering Virginia Polytechnic Institute, from 1936.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1918. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering. Member American Society Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Virginia Academy Science.

    Connections

    • Married Irene A. Watson, March 20, 1921. Children: Barbara Jean (Mistress.
    • father: Daniel H. Murray
    • mother: May (McKay) Murray
    • spouse: Irene A. Watson
    • child: Barbara Jean (Mrs Murray
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