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Burns Newman Gafford

educator

Burns Newman Gafford, American educator. Fellow American Institute of Electrical Engineers; member American Society Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu.

Background

Gafford, Burns Newman was born on December 9, 1900 in Roger, Texas, United States. Son of Benjamin Ford and Elizabeth (Payne) Gafford.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Elec. Engineering, University Texas, 1923, Master of Science, 1928.

Career

Instructor electrical engineering University Texas, 1923-1928, assistant professor, 1928-1930, associate professor, 1939-1944, professor, 1944-1965. Thereafter consultant to various electrical companies Chairman Power Distribution Conference from 1948. Registered profile engineer, Texas.

Works

  • Author articles technical journals.

Membership

Fellow American Institute of Electrical Engineers. Member American Society Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu.

Connections

Married Thelma Barker, August 23, 1942.

father:
Benjamin Ford Gafford

mother:
Elizabeth (Payne) Gafford

spouse:
Thelma Barker