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Angus Smith Hibbard

electrical engineer.

Angus Smith Hibbard, American electrical engineer. Member American Institute Elec. Engineers, Wisconsin Society of Chicago (president 1911), Chicago Association of Commerce (honorary).

Background

Hibbard, Angus Smith was born on February 7, 1860 in Milwaukee. Son of William B. and Adaline Hibbard.

Education

Educated Milwaukee Academy and Racine College. Doctor of Science, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1939.

Career

1 daughter, Janet (Mistress Janet H. Henneberry). Began business experience in railroading. Later secretary to general superintendent Northwestern Telegraph Company.

Studied telephony; superintendent Wisconsin Telephone Сompany, 1881-1886. First general superintendent American Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1886-1893, inaugurating their long-distance lines. General manager Chicago Telephone Сompany, 1893-1911, later also 2d vice president.

Adviser to executive department American Telephone & Telegraph Company, New York, 1911-1916. Now construction engineering Invented and patented many improved devices for use with telephone. Designer of the “Blue Bell” sign of the telephone, used throughout the world.

Editor emeritus The Diocese Magazine, since 1937.

Works

  • Editor emeritus The Diocese Magazine, since 1937.

Membership

Member American Institute Elec. Engineers, Wisconsin Society of Chicago (president 1911), Chicago Association of Commerce (honorary). Clubs: Union League, University, Industrial, Glen View (honorary).

Connections

Married Lucile Ray, December 4, 1884.

father:
William B.

mother:
Adaline Hibbard

spouse:
Lucile Ray