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William Symes Andrews

William Symes Andrews
Born(1847-09-10)September 10, 1847
DiedJuly 1, 1929(1929-07-01) (aged 81)

William Symes Andrews (September 10, 1847 – July 1, 1929) was an Edison Pioneer, electrical engineer, and one of the first employees of the General Electric Company.[1]

Biography

He was born in England in 1847. He started working at Edison's Menlo Park in 1879.[2] He died on July 1, 1929, in Schenectady, New York.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "W.S. Andrews Dies. An Edison Pioneer. Golden Jubilee Year of Inventor Marks His Fiftieth Anniversary Year Too. Victim of X-Ray Research. Oldest Employs of General ElectricCo. Built Thirty Generating Stations for Edison. Born in England. Takes Out X-ray patents". New York Times. 2 July 1929. Retrieved 14 January 2011. William Symes Andrews, Edison pioneer, electrical engineer and oldest employee of the General Electric Company, died at his home, 1,018 Park Avenue, Schenectady, New York, at 3 P.M. yesterday. He was in his eighty-second year.
  2. ^ Robert John Weber, David N. Perkins, Inventive Minds: Creativity in Technology, Oxford University Press - 1992
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