Member News: Former MSOE Fluid Power Faculty Member Passes Away

In Memoriam

Russell Henke, a former faculty member at Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), has passed away. He was 91 year old. He was born April 28, 1924 in Elm Grove, Wisconsin and studied mechanical engineering at UW-Madison. During his career in fluid power, he won many fluid power awards and authored a number of technical articles and books. In 1962, he was one of the founders of MSOE’s Fluid Power Institute and served as its first director until 1968. He was honored in a private ceremony. Read the full obituary here.

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