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Charles Francis Harding

electrical engineer

Charles Francis Harding, American electrical engineer. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering (vice president 1937-1938); member Society Promotion Engineering Education (vice president 1931), American Association University professors, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Alpha Tau Omega, etc.

Background

Harding, Charles Francis was born on September 11, 1881 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Theodore and Ellen (Lane).

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1902, Electrical Engineer, 1910, honorary Doctor Engineering, 1931. Post-graduate work, Dartmouth College and Cornell Univercity.

Career

With testing department General Electric Company, Schenectady, New York, 1902. Electrical engineer Worcester & Southbridge St. Ry Company, Worcester, 1903-1904, D.&W. Fuse Company, Providence, Rhode Island, 1904-1905. Assistant professor electrical engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1905-1906.

Electrical engineer Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation, Boston, 1906-1908. Head professor electrical engineering and director Elec. Laboratory, Purdue University, since 1908.

Also consulting engineer.

Works

  • Author: Electric Railway Engineering, 1911. Business Administration for Engineers. Legal and Ethical Phases of Engineering, 1936.

    Also over 50 articles in technical journals.

Membership

Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering (vice president 1937-1938). Member Society Promotion Engineering Education (vice president 1931), American Association University professors, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Alpha Tau Omega, etc. Clubs: Rotary (past president), Country.

Connections

Married Mabelle C. Brooks, July 14, 1903.

father:
Charles Theodore .

mother:
Ellen (Lane).

spouse:
Mabelle C. Brooks