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Frederick Richard Maxwell

university professor , electrical engineer

Frederick Richard Maxwell, American electrical engineer, university professor. Member Army Advisory Committee, 3d Army.; Served as Lieutenant (junior grade) (Naval aviator), United States Naval Reserve Force, 1917-1919; Member American Institute of Elctrical Engineering (vice president 1937-1939.

Background

Maxwell, Frederick Richard was born on June 15, 1889 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States. Son of Frederick Richard and Lucy (Cockrane) Maxwell.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Master of Engineering, University of Alabama, 1911, Mechanical Engineering, 1912, Electrical Engineer, 1923.

Career

Engineer Tuscaloosa Railway and Utilities Company, 1912-1917, assistant general manager, 1919-1920. Associate professor electrical engineering, University of Alabama, 1920-1935, consultant engineer, 1922-1941, professor electrical engineering, 1935-1941, director of aeronautics, 1939-1941, professor and construction engineering for University of Alabama building program, from 1945. Licensed engineer, Alabama.

Membership

Member Army Advisory Committee, 3d Army. Served as Lieutenant (junior grade) (Naval aviator), United States Naval Reserve Force, 1917-1919. Member American Institute of Elctrical Engineering (vice president 1937-1939.

Clubs: Country (Tuscaloosa).

Connections

Married Kathleen Hobson Searcy, January 30, 1924. Children: Camille Searcy, Alfreda Tunstall.

father:
Frederick Richard Maxwell

mother:
Lucy (Cockrane) Maxwell

spouse:
Kathleen Hobson Searcy

children:
Camille Searcy Maxwell

Alfreda Tunstall Maxwell