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James Wallace York

electrical engineer

James Wallace York, American electrical engineer. award 1984), National Fire Protection Association (member code panel electrical code 1970-1978), National Electrical Manufacturing Association (chairman alternating current motor group 1972-1978), International Electrotech.

Background

York, James Wallace was born on April 3, 1913 in Vinland, Kansas, United States. Son of Oscar T. and Elizabeth (Aberle) New York.

Education

Postgraduate, University Pittsburgh, 1936-1940.

Career

Registered professional engineer, Pennsylvania Design engineer Westinghouse Electric Company, East Pittsburgh, 1936-1947, engineering management executive, Buffalo, New York, 1948-1978. Consultant Hyosung Heavy Industry, Masan, Korea, 1979, National Electrical Manufacturing Association, Washington, since 1980. Patentee devices for control and construction of electric motors.

Adviser on curriculum Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1957.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior life, chairman task committee thermal endurance 1972-1973, chairman management group Buffalo, since 1977, Centennial award 1984), National Fire Protection Association (member code panel electrical code 1970-1978), National Electrical Manufacturing Association (chairman alternating current motor group 1972-1978), International Electrotech. Committee (secretary, chairman group meetings since 1972). Club: Lancaster Country.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Management and production musical programs. Recording concerts.

Connections

Married Eunice E. Hammond, August 17, 1937. Children– Sylvia Ann, Richard W. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with honors, Kansas State University, 1936.

father:
Oscar T. York

mother:
Elizabeth (Aberle) York

spouse:
Eunice E. Hammond

children:
Sylvia Ann York

Richard W. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with honors York

Kansas State University York

1936 York