Bowles, Edward Lindley, 1897-1990
Inventor, engineer, and educator.
From the description of Edward Lindley Bowles papers, 1869-1990 (bulk 1920-1982). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456446
From the description of Reminiscences of Edward Lindley Bowles : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309722261
Edward L. Bowles born December 9, 1897 in Westphalia, Missouri. He was a Consultant to the Secretary of War and Special Consultant to the Commanding General of the Army Air Force from 1942 to 1947. Bowles died on January 5, 1990.
From the description of Bowles, Edward Lindley, 1897-1990 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10575633
1897, Dec. 9:
Born, Westphalia, Mo.
United States Army, Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., and Fort Sheridan, Ill.
B.S., Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.
1921- 1922: Radio editor, Boston Evening Transcript, Boston, Mass.
Married Lois Wuerpel M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
1922- 1925: Assistant instructor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
1925- 1927: Assistant professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
1926- 1937: Director, Round Hill Research Division, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, South Dartmouth, Mass.
1927- 1937: Associate professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
1937- 1947: Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
1940- 1942: Secretary, Microwave Committee, National Defense Research Committee, Cambridge, Mass.
1942- 1947: Leave of absence, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Consultant to secretary of war
1943- 1947: Consultant to commanding general, United States Army Air Forces
D.Sc., Norwich University, Northfield, Vt. Distinguished Service Medal, United States Army Air Forces
1947- 1957: Scientific consultant, United States Air Force
1947- 1963: Consulting professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
1947- 1966: General consultant to president, Raytheon Co., Waltham, Mass.
Honorary commander, civil division, Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Presidential Medal of Merit
1950- 1952: Scientific warfare adviser, Weapons Systems Evaluation Group, Office of the Secretary of Defense
1951- 1954: Consultant to secretary of the army
1955- 1958: Chairman, Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on [television] Allocations, Senate Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce
1959- 1964: Director, Scientific Development Corp., Watertown, Mass.
1963- : Professor emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
1964- 1967: Consultant and special assistant to president, Analex Corp., Boston, Mass.
1965- 1966: Director, Jarrell-Ash Co., Waltham, Mass.
1965- 1966: President, Whitin Machine Works, Whitinsville, Mass.
1965- 1968: Consultant, director, Anderson-Nichols & Co., Boston, Mass.
1966- 1977: Director, White Consolidated Industries, Cleveland, Ohio
1968- 1970: Chairman of the board and president, Information Transfer Corp., Wellesley, Mass.
1969- 1977: Director, Bentley College, Waltham, Mass.
1970- 1974: Director, Kodály Musical Training Institute, Wellesley, Mass.
1981- : Trustee, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, Mass.
1990, Sept. 9:
Died, Weston, Mass.
From the guide to the Edward Lindley Bowles Papers, 1869-1990, (bulk 1920-1982), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Korean War, 1950-1953|
|Television frequency allocation|
|Universities and colleges--Massachusetts|
|World War, 1939-1945|
|Electrical engineering--Study and teaching|
|Universities and colleges|