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John Fritz Medal Winners List

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List of John Fritz Medal winners from every year the award has been given out. All John Fritz Medal winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the John Fritz Medal award are listed along with photos for every John Fritz Medal winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the John Fritz Medal award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the John Fritz Medal are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of John Fritz Medal winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of John Fritz Medal winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known John Fritz Medal winners of all time. Anybody who won the John Fritz Medal usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the John Fritz Medal-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the John Fritz Medal, so most of the famous John Fritz Medal winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won John Fritz Medal?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. The list you're viewing has a variety of items in it, like Frederick R. Kappel and Ralph B. Beck. (94 items)
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Alexander Graham Bell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Alexander Graham Bell ('Graham' pronounced ) (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born American inventor, scientist, and engineer who is credited with inventing and patenting the ...more
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Alfred Nobel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Alfred Bernhard Nobel (; Swedish: [ˈalfrɛd nʊˈbɛlː] (listen); 21 October 1833 – 10 December 1896) was a Swedish businessman, chemist, engineer, inventor, and philanthropist. Nobel held 355 ...more
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Ambrose Swasey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Ambrose Swasey (December 19, 1846 – June 15, 1937) was an American mechanical engineer, inventor, entrepreneur, manager, astronomer, and philanthropist. With Worcester R. Warner he co-founded ...more
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Arthur E. Humphrey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Arthur E. Humphrey
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Arthur Newell Talbot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Arthur Newell Talbot
Arthur Newell Talbot (October 21, 1857 – April 3, 1942) was an American civil engineer. He made many contributions to several engineering fields including structures, sewage management, and ...more
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Ben Moreell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Admiral Ben Moreell (September 14, 1892 – July 30, 1978) was the chief of the U.S. Navy's Bureau of Yards and Docks and of the Civil Engineer Corps. Best known to the American public as the ...more
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Benjamin Franklin Fairless is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Benjamin Franklin Fairless
Benjamin Franklin Fairless (May 3, 1890 — January 1, 1962) was an American steel company executive. He was president of a wide range of steel companies during a turbulent and formative period in ...more
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Charles F. Kettering is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Charles Franklin Kettering (August 29, 1876 – November 25, 1958) sometimes known as Charles "Boss" Kettering was an American inventor, engineer, businessman, and the holder of 186 ...more
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Charles Mengel Allen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Charles Mengel Allen (November 22, 1916 – January 4, 2000) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.
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Charles P. E. Schneider is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Charles P. E. Schneider
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Charles Talbot Porter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Charles Talbot Porter
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Clarence Floyd Hirshfeld is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Clarence Floyd Hirshfeld
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Claude Shannon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Claude Elwood Shannon (April 30, 1916 – February 24, 2001) was an American mathematician, electrical engineer, and cryptographer known as "the father of information theory". Shannon is ...more
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Crawford Greenewalt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Crawford Greenewalt
Crawford Hallock Greenewalt (August 16, 1902 – September 28, 1993) was an American chemical engineer who served as president of the DuPont Company from 1948 to 1962 and as board chairman from ...more
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Daniel C. Drucker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Daniel Charles Drucker (June 3, 1918 – September 1, 2001) was American civil and mechanical engineer and academic, who served as president of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in the ...more
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Daniel C. Jackling is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Daniel C. Jackling
Daniel Cowan Jackling (August 14, 1869 – March 13, 1956), was an American mining and metallurgical engineer who pioneered the exploitation of low-grade porphyry copper ores at the Bingham Canyon ...more
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David Packard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
David Packard ( PAK-ərd; September 7, 1912 – March 26, 1996) was an American electrical engineer and co-founder, with William Hewlett, of Hewlett-Packard (1939), serving as president (1947–64), ...more
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David W. Taylor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
David Watson Taylor (March 4, 1864 – July 28, 1940) was a U.S. naval architect and an engineer of the United States Navy. He served during World War I as Chief Constructor of the Navy, and Chief ...more
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Edward Dean Adams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Edward Dean Adams
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Elihu Thomson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Elihu Thomson (March 29, 1853 – March 13, 1937) was an English-born American engineer and inventor who was instrumental in the founding of major electrical companies in the United States, the ...more
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Elmer Ambrose Sperry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Elmer Ambrose Sperry, Sr. (October 12, 1860 – June 16, 1930) was an American inventor and entrepreneur, most famous as co-inventor, with Herman Anschütz-Kaempfe, of the gyrocompass and as ...more
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Ervin George Bailey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Ervin George Bailey
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Everette Lee DeGolyer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Everette Lee DeGolyer
Everette Lee DeGolyer (October 9, 1886 – December 14, 1956), was a prominent oilman, geophysicist and philanthropist in Dallas. He was known as "the founder of applied geophysics in the ...more
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Frank B. Jewett is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Frank Baldwin Jewett (; 5 September 1879 – 18 November 1949) worked as an engineer for American Telegraph and Telephone where his work demonstrated transatlantic radio telephony using a ...more
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Frank J. Sprague is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Frank Julian Sprague (July 25, 1857 in Milford, Connecticut – October 25, 1934) was an American naval officer and inventor who contributed to the development of the electric motor, electric ...more