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James Robert Eaton

educator

James Robert Eaton, American educator. member of faculty Purdue University, 1940-1971, now emeritus professor electrical and nuclear engineering Visiting professor of University Alaska, spring 1967, 69-70, 72-74; Member I.E.E.E., American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Kappa Eta Kappa, Acacia.; Mason.

Background

Eaton, James Robert was born on November 1, 1902 in Bluffton, Indiana, United States. Son of James B. and Aldula (Baumgartner) Eaton.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Elec. Engineering, Purdue University, 1925, Doctor of Philosophy., 1942. Master of Science in Elec.

Engineering, University Wisconsin, 1938.

Career

1 son, James Robert. Engineer, Consumers Power Company, Jackson, Michigan, 1925-1937. Instructor, University of Wisconsin, 1938-1940. Member of faculty Purdue University, 1940-1971, now emeritus professor electrical and nuclear engineering Visiting professor of University Alaska, spring 1967, 69-70, 72-74.

Consultant in field. Registered profile engineer, Indiana Alaska.

Works

  • Author: Beginning Electricity, 1952. Electrons, Neutrons and Protons in Engineering, 1966. Electric Power Transmission Systems, 1972.

    Also articles.

Membership

Member of faculty Purdue University, 1940-1971, now emeritus professor electrical and nuclear engineering Visiting professor of University Alaska, spring 1967, 69-70, 72-74. Member I.E.E.E., American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Kappa Eta Kappa, Acacia.

Connections

Married A. Ruth Sergeant, September 16, 1929.

father:
James B. Eaton

mother:
Aldula (Baumgartner) Eaton

spouse:
A. Ruth Sergeant