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Floyd Hill Frame

electrical engineer , educator.

Floyd Hill Frame, American electrical engineer, educator. Member Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi, Kappa Sigma.


Frame, Floyd Hill was born on December 5, 1887 in Salesville, Ohio, United States. Son of John Shannon and Alice Rebecca (Perry) Frame.


Preparatory education, Carnegie Technology Night School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Arts, Clark College, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1912. Postgraduate work, Wesleyan University, Columbia and Massachusetts Institute Technology.

Electrical Engineer, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1924.


Assistant physics department, Wesleyan University, Connecticut, 1912-1913. Laboratory assistant General Electric Company, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1913-1914. Instructor physics and electricity, Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, 1914-1917, successively assistant professor physics and electricity, assistant professor electrical engineering, associate professor, until 1925, professor electrical engineering and head of department, 1925-1948, electrical consultant from 1948.

Entered United States Army at Fort Riley, Kansas, May 17, 1917. Commissioned First lieutenant ordnance, August 1917. Captain October 1918.

Commanding officer 306 Mobile Ordnance Repair Shop, attached to 81st Division, overseas. Honorary discharge June 1919.


Member Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi, Kappa Sigma.


Married Florence Hortense Isham, August 10, 1915. Children: John Warren, Russell Elliott.

John Shannon Frame

Alice Rebecca (Perry) Frame

Florence Hortense Isham

John Warren Frame

Russell Elliott Frame