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Elmer Hartshorn Neff

mechanic engineer.

Elmer Hartshorn Neff, American mechanic engineer. awarded citation, 1941. Served as; member Montclair (New Jersey) Board Education, 5 years; Member Essex Company (New Jersey) Republican Committee over 30 years; member Upper Montclair Republican; Club. An organizer of Machinery; Member S.A.R.; Mason.

Background

Neff, Elmer Hartshorn was born on March 6, 1866 in Clio, Michigan, United States. Son of Henry Clinton and Emily (Hartshorn) Neff.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1890, Mechanical Engineering, 1901, awarded citation, 1941.

Career

1 daughter, Dorothy Isabel (wife of Professor Walter Andrew Curry). Erecting engineer, Edw. F. Allis Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1890-1891.

Designer, Gisholt Machine Company, Madison, Wisconsin, 1891-1892. With Westinghouse interests, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1893. Instructor in mechanic engineering, Purdue University.

With Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Company, Providence, Rhode Island, since 1896, manager New York Company, 1897-1937.

Membership

Served as; member Montclair (New Jersey) Board Education, 5 years. Member Essex Company (New Jersey) Republican Committee over 30 years. Member Upper Montclair Republican.

Club. An organizer of Machinery. Member S.A.R.; Mason. Clubs: Commonwealth (Upper Montclair).

Connections

Married Isabella Cottrell, June 28, 1894.

father:
Henry Clinton Neff

mother:
Emily (Hartshorn) Neff

spouse:
Isabella Cottrell