John F. Peters

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
John F. Peters
John F Peters engineer.png
Peters and his klydonograph, pictured in Popular Science, August 1929
Born John Findley Peters[1]
(1884-09-11)September 11, 1884[2]
near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died October 31, 1969(1969-10-31) (aged 85)[3]
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Notable awards IEEE Edison Medal (1953)

John Findley Peters (September 11, 1884 – October 31, 1969) was an American electrical engineer known for his invention of the Klydonograph. He began his career at Westinghouse Electric in 1904.[4] He received the IEEE Edison Medal for "contributions to the fundamentals of transformer design, his invention of the Klydonograph, his contributions to Military Computers and for his sympathetic understanding in the training of young engineers". He was also awarded the Franklin Institute's Edward Longstreth Medal in 1929.[5]


External links[edit]