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Edgar W. Mix

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Edgar W. Mix ( -1911) of Thomson Houston Company

1912 Obituary [1]

EDGAR W. MIX, who died on 12th November, 1911, was educated at Columbus University, Ohio, where he graduated in 1888, and soon afterwards entered the service of the Thomson Houston Company at Lynn, Mass., and was specially entrusted with the development of the Thomson recording wattmeter, which under his supervision took first prize in the meter contest at Paris in 1890.

He afterwards remained at Paris with the Thomson Houston Company, where he did a considerable amount of tramway and alternating-current work.

He was elected a Foreign Member of the Institution in 1895, and was transferred to full membership in 1911.

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