Swiss ancestry, electrician, military, Swiss immigrant
My life's main line of work has been as an industrial maintenance electrician, though in early years I tried my hand as blacksmith's helper, arc and acetylene welder, coal mine laborer, lumber jack, farm hand, fruit picker, and other miscellaneous work. But it was as a trained electrician that I got my greatest joy in working especially in training men in my line of work. In my old years now, I have given much thought to what have been some very challenging jobs I had encountered as I struggled onward in this best of all possible. worlds, and these are· detailed in these pages. My still sharp mind has brought out detail after detail of jobs I can recall as though they happened only yesterday. A review of a few major jobs of my long and active years of working in many places, work that has made my life
"Glimpses from an Industrial Electrician's Lifetime,"
Swiss American Historical Society Review: Vol. 29:
2, Article 3.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/sahs_review/vol29/iss2/3