John J. Carty

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John J. Carty
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Born April 14, 1861
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Died December 27, 1932 (1932-12-28) (aged 71)
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. Archived from the original on 29 December 2010. Retrieved 25 February 2011. 

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