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Dressel Dewitt Ewing

electrical engineer.

Dressel Dewitt Ewing, American electrical engineer. Served as instructor S.A.T.C. Signal Corps, World War I. Trustee, Ohio Northern University, 1940-1945.; Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering (director); member Society for Promotion Engineering Education, American Transit Association, Indiana Engineering Council, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Xi, Theta Tau.

Background

Ewing, Dressel Dewitt was born on October 7, 1883 in at Vanlue, Ohio, United States. Son of Melvin Edward and Elizabeth Ann (Bright) Ewing.

Education

Electrical Engineer, Ohio Northern U., 1905, M.E 1906, Doctor Engineering, 1936. Graduate study Purdue University, 1912-1913.

Career

1 son, Paul Bruce. Assistant engineer Missouri P. R.R., St. Louis, 1906-1907. Instructor electrical and mechanic engineering, Ohio Northern U., 1907-1912. Assistant professor electrical engineering Purdue University, 1913-1916, associate professor, 1916-1918, professor since 1918, specializing in electric rys. and power transmission and distribution, head School Elec.

Engineering since April 1942. Director research American Electric Railway Association, 1925-1930, International Steel Tie Company, Cleveland, 1929-1932. Also construction engineering Director Duncan Electric Manufacturing Company.

Works

  • Author: (with C. F. Harding) Electric Railway Engineering, 1915. Also university bulletins Contributor numerous technical articles. Contributing editor Electric Railway Journal, 1915-1921.

Membership

Served as instructor S.A.T.C. Signal Corps, World War I. Trustee, Ohio Northern University, 1940-1945. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering (director). Member Society for Promotion Engineering Education, American Transit Association, Indiana Engineering Council, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Xi, Theta Tau.

Connections

Married Mary Schantz, December 29, 1906.

father:
Melvin Edward Ewing

mother:
Elizabeth Ann (Bright) Ewing

spouse:
Mary Schantz