About Frederick Columbus Blake
Frederick Columbus Blake, Ph.D., Columbia University, 1906. Dissertation: The Reflection and Transmission of Electric Waves by Screens of Resonators and by Grids
Frederic Columbus Blake (b. October 30, 1877, Decatur, Illinois; d. December 9, 1956, Los Angeles, California.) Ph. B., University of Colorado, 1901; Ph. D., Columbia University, 1906. Professor, Ohio State University (1907-ca. 1946). President, Ohio Academy of Science (1919-1920). Doctoral thesis: The reflection and transmission of electric waves by screens of resonators and by grids (Advisor: E.F. Nichols). The doctoral thesis appears to be the same as a paper of the same name that appeared in The Physical Review, vol. 23, Oct. 1906. Figure 1 is reproduced here due to lack of a photograph.