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Leroy Salsich

Leroy Salsich, American mining engineer. Recipient William Lawrence Saunders Gold Medal awarded by American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers for achievement in mining and for significant contribution, as operating head of World’s largest mining enterprise, to nation’s production of steel during World World War World War II. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (vice president, 1941-1944, director, 1938-1944).

Background

  • Salsich, Leroy was born on December 20, 1879 in Hartland, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Hamilton Enos and Jane Withington (Atwater) Salsich.

  • Education

    • B.S.C.E., University of Wisconsin, 1901.

    Career

    • December 28, 1943); married second, Margaret Culkin Banning, November 15, 1944. With Oliver Mining Company, Duluth, Minnesota, 1901-1946, president, 1930-1946, retired. Construction engineering, since 1946.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (vice president, 1941-1944, director, 1938-1944). Clubs: Kitchi Gammi, Northland Country (Duluth).

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Frazer, August 15, 1904 (deceased.; married second, Margaret Culkin Banning, November 15, 1944.
    • father: Hamilton Enos Salsich
    • mother: Jane Withington (Atwater) Salsich
    • spouses: Elizabeth Frazer
    • Margaret Culkin Banning
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    Born December 20, 1879
    Died October 26, 1957
    (aged 77)
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