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Comfort Avery Adams

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Birthplace: Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OH, United States
Death: February 21, 1958 (89)
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Son of Comfort Avery Adams and Katheryn Emily Adams
Husband of Elizabeth Challis Adams
Father of Private and Private
Brother of Louis V. Adams; Mary Louise Lembeck; Asael Edward Adams and Helen Adele Adams

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About Comfort Avery Adams

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comfort_A._Adams

Comfort Avery Adams (November 1, 1868[1] – February 21, 1958) was an American electrical engineer who as a student helped Albert A. Michelson with the Michelson-Morley experiment (1887), which was later viewed as confirming the special relativity theory of Albert Einstein (1905). He was a recipient of the IEEE Edison Medal and AIEE Lamme Medal.

Biography

Adams was president of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers and the American Welding Society. He organized and chaired the Welding Research Council. Honors and awards

Comfort Avery Adams (November 1, 1868[1] – February 21, 1958) was an American electrical engineer who as a student helped Albert A. Michelson with the Michelson-Morley experiment (1887), which was later viewed as confirming the special relativity theory of Albert Einstein (1905). He was a recipient of the IEEE Edison Medal and AIEE Lamme Medal.

Biography

"Doc Adams", as he was commonly addressed by his colleagues and friends, received his Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from his alma mater, Case School of Applied Science, in 1925 after having been on the faculty at Harvard College and dean of their engineering school for almost 35 years. He later received his second honorary doctorate from Lehigh University in 1939. By that time he had retired from Harvard. In terms of an all-around American engineer in the early 20th century, Comfort A. Adams comes the closest to being America's answer to Britain's I. K. Brunel.

Adams was president of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers and the American Welding Society. He organized and chaired the Welding Research Council.

Honors and awards

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comfort_A._Adams#Honors_and_awards

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Comfort Avery Adams's Timeline

1868
November 1, 1868
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OH, United States
1958
February 21, 1958
Age 89