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Paul Gough Agnew

engineer

Paul Gough Agnew, American engineer. awarded Standards medal, 1951. Member American Insurance Electrical Engineer, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington Academy Sciences.

Background

Agnew, Paul Gough was born on July 3, 1881 in Hillsdale Company, Michigan, United States. Son of Allen and Rhoda Ann (Mason) Agnew.

Education

B.L., Hillsdale College, 1901. A.M., University of Michigan, 1902. Doctor of Philisophy, Johns Hopkins, 1911.

Career

Instructor physics, high schools, Monroe and Pontiac, Michigan, 1902-1905. Physicist Bureau Standards, 1906-1919, vice president, secretary American Standards Association, 1920-1947, consultant to the association, 1948-1951, awarded Standards medal, 1951.

Works

  • Author of papers on physics, electrical engineering and standardization.

Membership

Member American Insurance Electrical Engineer, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington Academy Sciences. Clubs: Cosmos (Washington, District of Columbia).

Connections

Married Ethna Mercedes Heebner, September 27, 1911.

father:
Allen Agnew

mother:
Rhoda Ann (Mason) Agnew

spouse:
Ethna Mercedes Heebner