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George Gordon Crawford

George Gordon Crawford, American engineer, metallurgist. Member metallurgical advisory board Carnegie Institute Technology Director American Iron and Steel Institute.

Background

  • Crawford, George Gordon was born on August 24, 1869 in Madison, Georgia, United States. Son of George Gilmore and Margaret Reed (Howard) Crawford.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in mechanic engineering, Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, 1890, Doctor of Science, 1931. Karl-Eberhard U., Tübingen, Germany, 1891-1892.

    Career

    • Chemist, 1892-1894. draughtsman. 1894-1895, Edgar-Thomson Works. Assistant superintendent Edgar-Thompson Blast Furnaces, Carnegie Steel Company, 1895-1897.

      Superintendent blast furnaces and steel works, National Tube Company, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, 1897-1899. Superintendent Edgar-Thomson Blast Furnaces, Carnegie Steel Company, 1899-1901. Manager nat. department National Tube Company, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, 1901-1907.

      President Tennessee Coal, Iron & Railroad Company, Birmingham, Alabama, 1907-1930. President Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh, since 1930.

    Membership

    Member metallurgical advisory board Carnegie Institute Technology Director American Iron and Steel Institute.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Richardson, February 1, 1911.
    • father: George Gilmore Crawford
    • mother: Margaret Reed (Howard) Crawford
    • spouse: Margaret Richardson
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    Born August 24, 1869
    Died March 20, 1936
    (aged 66)
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