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Bureau, Ernest A., 1886-1954



  • Existence: 1886 - 1954

Biographical Information

Ernest A. Bureau was a student in the engineering department at Purdue University in the early 20th century. He received both a Bachelors of Science and an advanced Electrical Engineering degree from Purdue (1915). In addition he received a PhB from Ottawa University of Kansas (1906) and is credited with post-graduate work at the California Institute of Technology. Bureau taught high school physics for a brief period of time in the Midwest before moving on to teach Electrical Engineering at the University of Kentucky, where he stayed for the remainder of his career (1918-1952), eventually becoming the head of the department. In addition to his career in engineering education, Bureau was also a member of several honorary fraternities for engineers.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ernest A. Bureau scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 285
Abstract Scrapbooks containing clippings from Purdue Alumnus, Purdue Engineering Review, and Purdue Engineer
Dates: 1919 - 1932; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/1954