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JOHN MYRON BRYANT
John Myron Bryant, professor of electrical engineering, was born on July 10, 1877, in East Templeton, Massachusetts. He earned a bachelor's degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1901 and a master's degree from the University of Illinois in 1911.
Professor Bryant worked with the General Electric Company, the Du Pont Power Company, and the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company. He taught at the University of Illinois. Professor Bryant joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1914. He was president of the academic board of the United States school of military aeronautics, located on the UT Austin campus. He resigned from his position at the University in 1929.
Professor Bryant was a member of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the Illuminating Engineering Society.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on January 18, 2001. Additional biographical sources can be found in the Barker Texas History Center.