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Royce Gerald Kloeffler

educator , author , engineer

Royce Gerald Kloeffler, American educator, engineer, author. Fellow I.E.E.E.; member American Society Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Tau.

Background

Kloeffler, Royce Gerald was born on June 18, 1890 in Armada, Michigan, United States. Son of Galenus W. and Dora (Powell) Kloeffler.

Education

Student Michigan State College, 1908-1909. Bachelor of Science, University of Michigan, 1913. Student Columbia, summer 1927.

Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1930.

Career

Engineering trainee General Elec. Company, 1913-1915; instructor electrical engineering U. Idaho, 1915-1916. Assistant professor electrical engineering Kansas State University, 1916-1922, associate professor, 1922-1925, professor, 1925-1960, emeirtus, 1960-1975, head department electrical engineering, 1927-1955.

Professor Massachusetts Institute Technology, summers 1933, 35. Branch chief and engineer National Security Agency, 1955-1962.

Works

  • Author: Telephone Communication Systems, 1925. Direct Current Machinery (with Kerchner and Brenneman), 1934. Principles of Electronics, 1942.

    Industrial Electronics and Control, 1949. Basic Electronics (with Horrell), 1949. Electric Engeering Economics and Practice, 1952.

    Basic Theory in Electrical Engineering (with Sitz), 1955. Basic Electronics (with Hargrave), 1963. Election Tubes, 1966.

    Americanism versus International Communism, 1967. Memoirs, 1975.

Membership

Fellow I.E.E.E.; member American Society Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Tau.

Connections

Married Hazel Marguerite Davis, October 14, 1915. Children: Doris May (Mistress.

father:
Galenus W. Kloeffler

mother:
Dora (Powell) Kloeffler

spouse:
Hazel Marguerite Davis

child:
Doris May (Mrs Kloeffler