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Alexander Cartwright Lanier

engineer.

Alexander Cartwright Lanier, American engineer. Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers; member Society Promotion Engineering Education Engineers’.

Background

Lanier, Alexander Cartwright was born on June 3, 1878 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Louis Henry and Lamiza (Cartwright) Lanier.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, University of Tennessee, 1900, Mechanical Engineering, 1905. Master of Electrical Engineering, Harvard University, 1909. Unmarried. Electrical practice, 1900-1902.

Instructor mechanic engineering, University of Tennessee, 1902-1905. Assistant professor electrical engineering, University of Cincinnati, 1905-1908. Designing electrical engineer, Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1909-1911, section engineer in charge design of direct current industrial motors and generators, 1911-1915.

Professor electrical engineering and department chairman, University of Missouri, since 1915, acting dean College of Engineering, July 1, 1939-October 1, 1939.

Career

Assistant professor elec.

Membership

Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers; member Society Promotion Engineering Education Engineers’.

Connections

father:
Louis Henry Lanier

mother:
Lamiza (Cartwright) Lanier