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Henry Hutchinson Norris

electrical engineer

Henry Hutchinson Norris, American electrical engineer. member Internat.

Background

Norris, Henry Hutchinson was born on April 26, 1873 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel Wilson and Mary Rachel Norris.

Education

Educated Philadelphia Manual Training High School. Took course in applied electricity, Johns Hopkins, 1894. Mechanical Engineering, Cornell, 1896.

Bachelor of Engineering, Johns Hopkins, 1927.

Career

Was designer and draughtsman for electrical firms. Assistant instructor Johns Hopkins, 1892-1894. Assistant professor, 1900-1905, professor electrical engineering, 1905-1913, head department, 1909-1913, Cornell.

Associate editor, 1913-1921, managing editor, 1921-1922, engineering editor, 1922-1923, Electric Railway Journal. Supervisor of personnel and special instruction, Boston Elevated Railway. Superintendent tests, Electric Railway Test Commission, and member International Jury of Awards, secretary group on electrical machinery, St. Louis Exposition, 1904.

Special expert in connection with reorganization of America St. Railway Association, 1905. Secretary Society Promotion of Engineering Education, 1909-1914. Fellow American Institute Electrical Engineers (manager 1909-1912).

Author: Electrical Machinery (with H. J. Ryan and George L. Hoxie). Introduction to the Study of Electrical Engineering. Editor: (with B. V. Swenson) Report of Electric Railway Test Commission.

Editor for American Electric Railway Association, of annual volunteer entitled “Electric Railway Practices,” 1923-1928. Home: Winchester, Mass.

Works

  • Author: Electrical Machinery (with H. J. Ryan and George L. Hoxie). Introduction to the Study of Electrical Engineering. Editor: (with B. V. Swenson) Report of Electric Railway Test Commission.

    Editor for American Electric Railway Association, of annual volunteer entitled “Electric Railway Practices,” 1923-1928.

Membership

Member Internat.

Connections

Married Annie T. Reese, December 23, 1899 (died 1922).; married second, Helena R. Walley, June 5, 1926. Children: Elinor Rachel (Mistress.

father:
Samuel Wilson

mother:
Mary Rachel Norris

spouses:
Annie T. Reese

Helena R. Walley

child:
Elinor Rachel (Mrs Norris