After 12 years of employment, Bertha’s professional career ended when she married co-worker, Russell Feicht, due to societal expectations as a wife
she was part of an accomplished team known for its famed alternating current electrical power that helped light the World’s Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893
Westinghouse used the same technology to harness the power of Niagara Falls in 1895 to help supply electricity to nearby Buffalo, N.Y
Though no longer employed, it is said she still greatly contributed to both her husband’s and brother’s work from home
Even her fellow classmates at Ohio State were smitten by her, describing her in the school’s yearbook as “a compendium of universal knowledge.”
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