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Francis Bacon Crocker

electrical engineer

Francis Bacon Crocker, American electrical engineer.

Background

Crocker, Francis Bacon was born on July 4, 1861 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Henry H. and Mary (Eldridge) Crocker.

Education

Engineer of Mines, Columbia, 1882. Doctor of Philosophy., 1894 (honorary Master of Science, 1914). Unmarried.

Career

Instructor electrical engineering, 1889-1892, Adjunct Professor, 1892-1893, professor, 1893-1914, Columbia. Founder Vice-President C. & C. (Curtis & Crocker) Electric Company, 1887, and Crocker-Wheeler Electric Company, 1889. President American Institute Elec.

Engineers, 1897-1898, New York Elec. Society, 1889-1892.

Works

  • Author: Management of Electrical Machinery. 8th edit., 1908

  • Electric Lighting, 8th edit., 1908. Electric Motors, second edition, 1914.

Connections

father:
Henry H. Crocker

mother:
Mary (Eldridge) Crocker