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Spring, Harry, 1888-



  • Existence: July 2, 1888 - 1974

Biographical Information

Harry Spring was born in Dayton, Indiana and and graduated from Dayton High School. He attended nearby Purdue University, where Spring was a member of the Purdue Cadet Corps, a predecessor to ROTC. Spring graduated from Purdue with a Bachelor's degree in 1911, and began working for General Electric soon thereafter. He completed a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering in 1915. Spring enlisted in the Army in 1917 after the United States entered World War I. He received a commission as second lieutenant. Following the war, Spring continued his career with General Electric, retiring in 1953.


Bareither, Terry., Bareither, Terry M., Spring, Harry. An Engineer's Diary of the Great War. United Kingdom: Purdue University Press, 2002.