John J. Carty

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John J. Carty
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Born April 14, 1861
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Died December 27, 1932
Nationality American
Fields Electrical engineering
Notable awards Edward Longstreth Medal (1905)
Franklin Medal (1916)
IEEE Edison Medal (1917)
John Fritz Medal (1928)

John Joseph Carty (April 14, 1861 – December 27, 1932) was an American electrical engineer and a major contributor to the development of telephone wires and related technology. He was a recipient of the Edison Medal. As Chief Engineer of AT&T, he was instrumental in the development of the first transcontinental telephone line.[1] Carty was president of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers from 1915 to 1916.


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  1. ^ "John J. Carty". IEEE Global History Network. IEEE. Retrieved 22 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Franklin Laureate Database - Edward Longstreth Medal 1905 Laureates". Franklin Institute. Retrieved November 17, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Book of Members, 1780-2010: Chapter C" (PDF). American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 15 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Franklin Laureate Database - Franklin Medal 1916 Laureates". Franklin Institute. Retrieved November 17, 2011. 
  5. ^ "John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science". National Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 25 February 2011. 

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