Recording Pioneers


John KRUESI  (Johann Heinrich)1843 - 1899   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

John KRUESI  (Johann Heinrich)1843 - 1899

aka J. Kruesi, Johann H. Kruesi, Johann Kruesi
nationality
occupation
birth 15 May 1843, Speicher (or Heiden), Kanton Appenzell, SWITZERLAND
baptism
death 22 Feb 1899, Schenectady, NY
burial
remark In 1870 came to USA
marriage married in 1873:
Emily ZWINGER

b. .... 1853/1854, ........, Ohio
d. .... 1897, .............

children9 children (eight of which survived):
  • August H.

    b. 28 Mar 1876, Newark, New Jersey
    d. 7 May 1925, El Paso, Texas

  • Paul John

    b. 3 Febr 1878, Menlo Park, New Jersey
    d. .. Nov 1965, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee

  • Emily M.

    b. .. Nov 1880, New Jersey
    d. ..............

  • Walter Edison

    b. 3 Sep 1881, Menlo Park, New Jersey
    d. ...............

  • Frank Eugene

    b. 19 June 1885, Brooklyn, New York
    d. .... 1949, ......

  • Olga A.

    b. 13 Mar 1887, Brooklyn, New York
    d. ............

  • Clare L.

    b. .. July 1888, New York
    d. ...............

  • John

    b. 15 Oct 1891/1892, New York
    d. ...............


PARENTS

father
mother
children
  • John (Johann Heinrich)

    b. 5 May 1843, Speicher (or Heiden), Kanton Appenzell, SWITZERLAND
    d. 22 Feb 1899, Schenectady, NY


LIFE


Singer Sewing Machine CO. in Elizabeth, NJ
1872 empoloyed by Edison
Assistant General Manager of GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (Schenectady)
1892 General Manager of GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
1896 Chief Mechanical Engineer


NOTES

  • John Kreusi - The Man Who "made this" by Peter C. Betz (in: Hillandale News No. 177 of Dec 1990 (pp. 131-133))


COMPANIES & LABELS



PHOTOS

John Kruesi
John Kruesi's tombstone



THANK YOU