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Edwin Fitch Northrup

Born: Feb 23, 1866

Death: May 13, 1940

Birthplace: Syracuse

Nationality: United States

Edwin Fitch Northrup

Date of Birth : Feb 23, 1866
Date of Death : May 13, 1940
Birth Place : Syracuse

Edwin Fitch Northrup was a professor of physics at Princeton University from 1910 to 1920. He was affiliated with the "Leeds & Northrup Company" for about seven years. He studied at Amherst College and the Johns Hopkins University, where he gained his Ph.D. in physics in 1895. He then became assistant to Prof. Henry Augustus Rowland in the development of telegraph systems and became chief engineer at the newly founded Rowland Printing Telegraph Company. In 1903 he co-founded the Leeds & Northrup Company with Morris E. Leeds. In 1937, Dr. Northrup published the science fiction novel Zero to Eighty under the pseudonym of Akkad Pseudoman.

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