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Dow, Alex

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1862-04-12 - 1942

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Alex Dow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UP001010
Abstract As an electrical engineer, Alex Dow worked for Brush Electric Company and Edison Illuminating Company. In 1912 he became the President of Edison where he served until his retirement in 1938. Though his formal education ended at the age of twelve, Mr. Dow was the recipient of two honorary degrees from the University of Michigan and honorary memberships in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the American Institute of Electrical Engineers...
Dates: 1920 - 1940