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Merton Maine Cory

engineer , college teacher

Merton Maine Cory, American engineer, college teacher. Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers (past chairman Michigan section); member, Michigan Engineering Society, Engineering Society of Detroit, Alpha Tau Omega, Tau Beta Pi (national president).

Background

Cory, Merton Maine was born on August 18, 1882 in Nashua, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Sidney Lawrence and Fannie Eugenia (Jones) Cory.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of N.H. 1908, Electrical Engineer, 1913. Master of Science, University of Michigan, 1933.

Career

With engineering department, City of Nashua, N.H., 1902-1908. Sales engineer, American Radiator Company, Boston, Massachusetts, 1909. Student test course, General Elec.

Company, Lynn, Massachusetts, 1909-1911. Electrical engineer, Janesville Elec. Company, Wisconsin, 1911.

Investigator, Milwaukee Elec. & Railway Company, Wisconsin, 1912. Professor electrical engineering Michigan State College 1912-1949.

Chairman of the Board appeals, City of East Lansing, Michigan. Member advising committee Lansing Auto Club (A.A.A.).

Works

  • Author of magazine articles, notes and outlines for instructional purposes.

Membership

Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers (past chairman Michigan section). Member, Michigan Engineering Society, Engineering Society of Detroit, Alpha Tau Omega, Tau Beta Pi (national president).

Clubs: Lansing Engineering (past president), Michigan State College Faculty (past president).

Connections

Married Mona Mae Manning, May 3, 1909 (died September 26, 1926). Married second, Ethel Carolina Whitney, December 17, 1927.

father:
Sidney Lawrence Cory

mother:
Fannie Eugenia (Jones) Cory

spouses:
Mona Mae Manning

Ethel Carolina Whitney