John J. Carty
|John J. Carty|
|Born||April 14, 1861
|Died||December 27, 1932|
|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. Carty was president of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers from 1915 to 1916.
- Edward Longstreth Medal of the Franklin Institute (1905)
- Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1915)
- IEEE Edison Medal (1917)
- Franklin Medal of the Franklin Institute (1916)
- John J. Carty Award of the National Academy of Sciences (1932)(inaugural)
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- "John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science". National Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 25 February 2011.
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