Test set to localize failures in (underground) cables, manufactured by the Leeds & Northrup company
Morris E. Leeds (March 6, 1869 in Philadelphia – February 8, 1952) was an American electrical engineer known for his many inventions in the field of electrical measuring devices and controls. He was inducted into the Academy of Natural Sciences and American Academy of Political and Social Science. He received the Edward Longstreth Medal from the Franklin Institute in 1920, the ASME Medal in 1946, and the IEEE Edison Medal in 1948.
Leeds graduated with a B.S. at Haverford College in 1888. During 1892–93 he was a graduate student in physics at the University of Berlin.
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