Howard N. Potts Medal

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The Howard N. Potts Medal was one of The Franklin Institute Awards for science and engineering award presented by the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is named for Howard N. Potts. The awards program started in 1824.[1] The first Howard N. Potts Medal was awarded in 1911. After 1991 the Franklin Institute merged many of their historical awards into the Benjamin Franklin Medal.


Following people received the Howard N. Potts Medal:[2][3]


  1. ^ "Awards Program History". Franklin Institute. 
  2. ^ "Franklin Laureate Database - Howard N. Potts Medal Laureates". Franklin Institute. Retrieved March 13, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Howard N. Potts Medal winners". Franklin Institute. Retrieved 2015-02-27. 
  4. ^ "Potts Medal Goes to C.M. Foust". New York Times. September 16, 1951. Retrieved 2015-02-27. The Franklin Institute announced today that a Howard N. Potts had been awarded to Clifford M. Foust ... high voltage surge phenomena ...