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James F. Fairman

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James F. Fairman
Born(1896-04-08)April 8, 1896[1]
DiedApril 25, 1967(1967-04-25) (aged 71)[3]
AwardsIEEE Edison Medal (1959)

James Ferdinand Fairman was an American electrical engineer who received the IEEE Edison Medal in 1959 for "outstanding performance in improving the design of large electric power systems; for far-sighted leadership in atomic power development; and for unremitting efforts to improve the engineering profession".[4]


  1. ^ "James F. Fairman - GHN: IEEE Global History Network". ieeeghn.org. Retrieved 4 January 2015.
  2. ^ American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1944). Electrical Engineering. 63. ISSN 0095-9197. Retrieved 4 January 2015.
  3. ^ "James F. Fairman Dead at 71 - Con Ed Nuclear-Energy Expert - Article - NYTimes.com". select.nytimes.com. Retrieved 4 January 2015.
  4. ^ "James F. Fairman". IEEE Global History Network. IEEE. Retrieved 25 July 2011.
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