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Walter Crafts

Walter Crafts, American metallurgist, association official. Recipient achievement award Technology Socs. Council of Niagara Frontier, 1955. Member American Society Metals (past president), American Institute Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (Francis L. Toy award 1953), Society Automotive Engineers, Iron and Steel Institute, Institute Metals.

Background

  • Crafts, Walter was born on May 16, 1903 in Oberlin, Ohio, United States. Son of Walter Nathan and Annie (Francis) Crafts.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1924. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1926.

    Career

    • Metallurgist United States Steel Corporation, Chicago, 1926-1929. Associate director technical Union Carbide Metals Company, Union Carbide Corporation, since 1929.

    Works

    • Author: (with Bachelor of Arts Kinzel) Alloys of Iron and Chromium, 1937. (with J. L. Lamont) Hardenability and Steel Selection, 1949.

    Membership

    Member American Society Metals (past president), American Institute Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (Francis L. Toy award 1953), Society Automotive Engineers, Iron and Steel Institute, Institute Metals.

    Connections

    • Married Suzanne Clifton, October 15, 1932. Children: Walter, Suzanne.
    • father: Walter Nathan Crafts
    • mother: Annie (Francis) Crafts
    • spouse: Suzanne Clifton
    • children: Walter Crafts
    • Suzanne Crafts
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    Born March 16, 1903
    Died October 31, 1963
    (aged 60)
    Nationality

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