August 2, 1868|
Vercana, Como, Italy
|Died||January 14, 1942
Bronxville, New York
|Notable awards||IEEE Edison Medal (1939)|
Philip Torchio (August 2, 1868 in Vercana, Como, Italy – January 14, 1942 in Bronxville, New York) was an Italian electrical engineer known for his work at the Edison Electric Company and his many inventions in the transmission and distribution of electric energy. He received the IEEE Edison Medal for "distinguished contributions to the art of central station engineering and for achievement in the production, distribution and utilization of electrical energy".
- "PHILIP TORCHI0, 73, LONG AN ENGINEER" The New York Times, January 16, 1942.
- "Torchio, 70, Will Retire from Edison Tomorrow", The New York Times August 1, 1938.