Our Genealogy - Person Sheet
Our Genealogy - Person Sheet
NameEdwin Henry Colpitts 93, 2C3R, M
Birth19 Jan 187293
FatherJames Wallace Colpitts , M (1844-1919)
MotherCelia Eliza Trueman , F (1848-1930)
ChildrenDonald Bethune , M (1898-)
Birthca 187893
Notes for Edwin Henry Colpitts
From the Elmer Colpitts papers:
“Edwin H. Colpitts graduated from Mt. Allison in 1893 with honors in Science; taught in the Methodist high school in Carbonear, Newfoundland from 1893 to 1895; was a graduate student in physics at Harvard University from 1895 to 1898. He then worked for the Bell Telephone Co. in Boston and later was transferred to New York where he became vice president in charge of research in the American Telephone and Telegraph Co.laboratories. At the time of his death he lived in Orange, N.J. Both of his wives were daughters of Capatain and Mrs. Josiah Penney of Carbonear, Newfoundland. He had a son Donald B. Colpitts, who was born December 1900, and was married about 1940 to Marion Hackenheimer. They have one daughter, Judith Colpitts, and live in Orange, N.J. and he worked for the American Telephone and Telegraph Co. (not in engineering).”95
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