Harry R. Woodrow

Harry R. Woodrow
Harry R. Woodrow
Birthdate
1887/04/15
Death date
1940/08/13

Biography

Harry Ray Woodrow was born in Minnesota on April 15th, 1887. He attended school in Des Moines, IA, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Drake University.

After graduation, Woodrow was employed by the New York Edison Company at the University of Illinois. From 1917 to 1921, he served as assistant chief electrical engineer. After leaving New York Edison in 1921, he briefly went to Stone & Webster, then Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, and then Brooklyn Edison, where he stayed for the remainder of his career. In 1937, he was elected a vice-president of Consolidated Edison.

Woodrow was a Fellow of the AIEE, and served as a director of the AIEE in 1933-34.

Woodrow died on August 13, 1940.