H P Richter
H. P. Richter wrote the first edition of "Wiring Simplified" in 1932. W. C. Schwan was the author of subsequent editions of "Wiring Simplified" until 2002. He lives in Hayward, California. F. P. Hartwell became the new author of "Wiring Simplified"--after W. C. Schwan--with the 40th edition. He is the secretary of the Massachusetts Electrical Code Advisory Committee and the author of "Practical Electrical Wiring." He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.