canada Famous Electrical Engineers from Canada

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List of notable or famous electrical engineers from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top electrical engineers born in Canada and even some popular electrical engineers who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian electrical engineers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These electrical engineers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known electrical engineer from Canada is included when available.

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This historic electrical engineers from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian electrical engineers of note?" and "Who are the most famous electrical engineers from Canada?" These prominent electrical engineers of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian electrical engineers.

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Edward Samuel "Ted" Rogers was a Canadian pioneer in the radio industry and the founder of the Rogers Vacuum Tube Company and CFRB radio station. He is regarded as the founder of Rogers Communications, although it was established in 1967, almost three decades after his death. ...more

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Age: Died at 39 (1900-1939)

Birthplace: Canada, Ontario, Toronto, Americas

Profession: Electrical engineer

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Edwin H. Colpitts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Electrical Engineers from Canada
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Edwin Henry Colpitts was a communications pioneer best known for his invention of the Colpitts oscillator. As research branch chief for Western Electric in the early 1900s, he and scientists under his direction achieved significant advances in the development of oscillators and vacuum tube push-pull ...more

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Age: Died at 77 (1872-1949)

Birthplace: Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada

Profession: Scientist, Electrical engineer, Engineer

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Frederick Newton Gisborne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Electrical Engineers from Canada
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Frederick Newton Gisborne was a Canadian inventor and electrician. Born in Broughton, Preston, Lancashire, England, he left England in 1842 for a trip around the world, finally settling in Canada in 1845. By close study he became an expert electrician, and original improvements in methods and ...more

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Age: Died at 68 (1824-1892)

Birthplace: Broughton, United Kingdom

Profession: Electrical engineer, Engineer

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Sir Herbert Henry Couzens KBE was a British electrical engineering executive who managed public utilities in England, Canada, and Brazil. ...more

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Age: Died at 67 (1877-1944)

Profession: Electrical engineer, Engineer