Devendorf, William F. (William Frederick)

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Cornell University Class of 1898. William Frederick Devendorf graduated from Cornell in 1898 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a concentration in Electrical Engineering. He later held positions as head of telephone exchanges for Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Co. in Atlanta, Georgia, as a telephone exchange designer for Western Electric Co. in New York City, and as the owner of Wm. F. Devendorf & Co. in Rochester, NY, a steam power plant engineering and contracting company. Mr. Devendorf died in April of 1963 at the age of 88.

From the description of William F. Devendorf photographs, 1898-1904. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64758390

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Montréal (Québec)
New York (N.Y.)
Georgia
Savannah (Ga.)
Maryland--Baltimore
St. Augustine (Fl.)
Charleston (S.C.)
Thousand Islands (N.Y. and Ont.)
Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)
Buffalo (N.Y.)
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
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Telephone stations--Pictorial works
Fires
African Americans--Social conditions--To 1964--Pictorial works
African Americans--Pictorial works
African Americans--Economic conditions--Pictorial works
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Active 1904

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