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Edwin Britton Katte

electrical engineer

Edwin Britton Katte, American electrical engineer.

Background

Katte, Edwin Britton was born on October 16, 1871 in St. Louis. Son of Walter and Elizabeth Pendleton (Britton) Katte.

Education

Mechanical Engineering, Cornell, 1893, Master of Mechanical Engineering, 1894.

Career

Edwin Britton. Apprentice and engineering student, H. R. Worthington shops, Brooklyn, 1894-1896. Assistant engineer Park Avenue Improvement Commission, 1896-1898. Successively, since 1898, draftsman, assistant engineer, mechanic engineer, electrical engineer, and since 1906, chief engineer of electric traction New York Central R.R., in charge of design, construction and operation of electric traction systems.

Consulting electrical engineer Cleveland Union Terminals Company.

Connections

Married Elva King, January 26, 1907. Children: Elizabeth.

father:
Walter Katte

mother:
Elizabeth Pendleton (Britton) Katte

spouse:
Elva King

child:
Elizabeth Katte