Sam Graf, a member of the class of 1907 and, later, an influential member of the Oregon State Engineering faculty.

Title
Sam Graf, a member of the class of 1907 and, later, an influential member of the Oregon State Engineering faculty.
LC Subject
Engineering Portraits Universities and colleges--Faculty
Repository
Oregon State University. Libraries
Description
Born in Portland, Oregon, in August of 1887, Samuel H. Graf entered the Oregon Agricultural College in 1903 to study engineering. He received five engineering degrees from the college - B.S., Electrical Engineering (1907); E.E., Electrical Engineering (1908); B.S., Mechanical Engineering (1908); M.E., Mechanical Engineering (1909); and M.S., Electrical Engineering (1909). Between 1909 and 1954 Graf held several faculty positions in engineering at Oregon State. From 1909-1912 he was an instructor in mechanical engineering; from 1912-1920 he was the head of experimental engineering; head of the Department of Mechanics and Materials (1920-1934) and of the Department of Mechanical Engineering (1934-1954); director of engineering research (1928-1944); and director of the Engineering Experiment Station (1944-1954).
Inscription
"From the 1908 Orange"
Work Type
photographic prints
Location
Corvallis >> Benton County >> Oregon >> West >> United States
Date
1907
Identifier
P025:3241
Rights
In Copyright
Local Collection Name
Oregon State University Historical Photographs, 1868-1980 (P 025)
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Set
Historical Images of Oregon State University OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Primary Set
Historical Images of Oregon State University
Institution
Oregon State University