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Edison Medal Goes to Nikola Tesla

May 19th, 1917

Nikola Tesla, inventor, was last night adjudged by the American Institute of Electrical Engineers to have contributed the greatest progress to electrical science and electrical engineering during the year 1916. The Edison medal which is awarded each year to the person deemed foremost in this field was presented to him at the annual meeting of the institute, in the Engineering Societies Building, No. 33 West Thirty-ninth street.

The medal is a gold plaque, with the bust of Mr. Edison raised upon one surface. It was profited by H. W. Buck, president of the institute.

The annual report of the Board of Directors was presented, showing a total membership of 8,710. Total revenue during the year was $117,843.68, and total expenses $l06,069.21.

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