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electrical engineer

Truman Penfield Gaylord, American electrical engineer. Member Pittsburgh Chamber Commerce (president), Pennsylvania State Chamber Commerce (directory).

Background

Gaylord, Truman Penfield was born on February 15, 1871 in Shelby, Michigan, United States. Son of Edward B. and Maranda Gaylord.

Education

Preparatory education Allen Academy, Chicago, 1886-1889. Studied University Michigan, 1889-1892. Bachelor of Science in Elec.

Engineering, Armour Institute Technology, 1894.

Career

Assistant professor of electrical engineering, Armour Institute Technology, 1894-1898. Engineer, Commonwealth Edison Company, 1898-1900. Engineer sales, later acting vice president, Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, 1900-1929, vice president, since 1929.

Vice president Interboro Improvement Company.

Membership

Member Pittsburgh Chamber Commerce (president), Pennsylvania State Chamber Commerce (directory).

Connections

Married Helen Ross-Lewin, 1903. Children: Katharine (deceased), Marion Helen.

father:
Edward B.

mother:
Maranda Gaylord

spouse:
Helen Ross-Lewin

children:
Katharine Gaylord (deceased)

Marion Helen Gaylord