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Henry Kreisinger

Henry Kreisinger, mechanic engineer. Awarded Chanute mqdal for best paper on a mechanic engring, subject, Western Society Engineers, 1907. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Kreisinger, Henry was born on February 17, 1876 in Radnice, Czechoslovakia. Son of Emanuel and Maria (Milota) Kreisinger.

  • Education

    • Came to the United States, 1891. Preparatory education Lewis Institute, Chicago. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1904, Mechanical Engineering, 1906.

    Career

    • Henry, Helen Cathatine, Elizabeth Caroline, Emily. Mildred (deceased). Assistant engineer United States Geological Survey, technologic branch, 1904-1910. Fuel engineer Clinohfield Fuel Company, Spartanburg, South Carolina., 1910-1913.

      Fuel engineer United States Bureau Mines, 1913-1920. Research engineer Combustion Engineering Corporation, New York, since 1920. Assisted in developing the use of powdered coal for steam boilers.

      Received Percy Nicholls award for 1943 for scientific and industrial achievements in solid fuels.

    Works

    • Author of abt. 20 bulletins and technical papers public by United States Geological Survey and United States Bureau Mines. Also numerous papers on engineering subjects.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Ella M. Zaloudek, May 6, 1905. Children: Robert.
    • father: Emanuel Kreisinger
    • mother: Maria (Milota) Kreisinger
    • spouse: Ella M. Zaloudek
    • child: Robert Kreisinger
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    Born February 17, 1876
    Died March 7, 1946
    (aged 70)