Charles Proteus Steinmetz

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Noun1.Charles Proteus Steinmetz - United States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Germany) (1865-1923)Charles Proteus Steinmetz - United States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Germany) (1865-1923)
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The merged company recruited engineering talent, including William Emmet and a German immigrant, Charles Steinmetz, who would achieve fame as the Electric Wizard of Schenectady.
Eight years after the creation of General Electric in 1892, Chief Engineer Charles Steinmetz began lobbying for the company to open a dedicated research laboratory.
Although his initiation to agriculture was powered with a multi-horse hitch, retired Eden, Idaho, farmer Charles Steinmetz now favors Farmalls and other petroleum-powered pullers over the four-legged kind.