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 on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 39 (1900-1939)

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

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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 amplifiers. In 1915, his team successfully demonstrated the first transatlantic radio telephone. Colpitts died at home in 1949 in Orange, NJ, USA and his body was interred in Point de Bute, New Brunswick, Canada. He was survived by his wife Grace Penney Colpitts and his son Donald B. Colpitts. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 77 (1872-1949)

Birthplace: Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada

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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 instruments soon attracted so much attention that he was appointed superintendent of the lines of the Nova Scotia government at Halifax. After studying the problems of ocean telegraphy, he laid the first deep-sea cable in North American waters, between Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick in 1852. In 1853 he went to New York City, where he became associated with Cyrus W. Field. On the organization of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 68 (1824-1892)

Birthplace: Broughton, United Kingdom

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H. H. Couzens

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

Age: Died at 67 (1877-1944)