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Donald Maclaren Simmons

Donald Maclaren Simmons, business executive. Member Insulated Power Cable Engineers Association (past president), American Institute Elec. Engineers.

Background

  • Simmons, Donald Maclaren was born on July 29, 1889 in New York City. Son of Edwin S. and Elizabeth MacLaren.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1911. Electrical Engineer, 1913, England D., 1939.

    Career

    • Research and development engineer Standard Underground Cable Company, 1913-1927. After its merger into General Cable Corporation, successively director high voltage transmission, chief electrical engineer, chief engineer, 1927-1939, vice president, director 1939-1949.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Insulated Power Cable Engineers Association (past president), American Institute Elec. Engineers; Clubs: University (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Rachel L. McKnight, January 28, 1921. Children: Donald M., Mary Elizabeth Davis.
    • father: Edwin S.
    • mother: Elizabeth MacLaren
    • spouse: Rachel L. McKnight
    • children: Donald M. Simmons
    • Mary Elizabeth Davis Simmons
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