Distinguished Service Award: Grover Neff

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Grover C. Neff
President
Wisconsin Power and Light Company
Madison, Wisconsin

Born, at Milford, Indiana, August 12, 1886.

B.S. in C.E., 1907, Purdue University.

C.E. 1911, Purdue University.

Draftsman, American Bridge Company, Chicago, 1907.

Engineer, General Superintendent and Vice-President for Wisconsin Utility Companies, 1932-33.

President (under receivers), Middle West Utilities Company, 1932-33.

President, Wisconsin Power and Light Company since 1933.

Member, American, Institute of Electrical Engineers, American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Wisconsin Utilities Association, Tau Beta Pi, Madison Technical Club.

President, Edison Electric Institute, June, 1946-June, 1947.

Chairman, Rural Electric Service Committee of National Electric Light Association, 1922-27.

Author of many articles on electricity in agriculture.

Cooperator with University in research on applications of electricity to farm operations.