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Fred H. Steininger

Fred H. Steininger, American social worker. Recipient Good Government award Gary Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1955; Page One Civic award Gary Newspaper Guild, 1956; Human Relations award Gary chapter B’nai B’rith, 1959.


  • Steininger, Fred H. was born on November 8, 1915 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph and Rose (Moser) Steininger.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, St. Joseph’s College Rensselear, Indiana, 1939. Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1945.


    • Social work supervisor Lake County (Indiana) Mental Health Clinic, 1945-1947. Assistant professor social work, and sociology Valparaiso U., 1947. Field work instructor and administrator University of Chicago, School Social Service Adminstrn, 1948.

      Director Lake County Department Public Welfare, Gary, 1948-1964. Director bureau of family service welfare administration unites states department Health, Education and Welfare, 1964-1973, assistant administrator Federal-State Relations, Social and Rehabilitation Service, 1967, assistant commissioner region IV social and rehabilitation service, Atlanta, 1969-1973.


    Member American Public Welfare Association (president 1961-1963, Howard E. Russell Memorial Merit award 1960), Council Social Work Education (vice president 1957-1962), National Association Social Workers, Knights of Columbus, Optimist.


    • Married Margaret Stalman, September 1, 1941. Children: Fred J., David A. Psychiatric.
    • father: Joseph Steininger
    • mother: Rose (Moser) Steininger
    • spouse: Margaret Stalman
    • children: Fred J. Steininger
    • David A. Psychiat Steininger
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    Born November 8, 1915
    Died February 15, 1973
    (aged 57)