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Harry Karl Ihrig

Harry Karl Ihrig, American engineer. Member American Society Metals, American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Society Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Chemical Society, American Electrochemical Society, National Society of Professional Engineers, and also Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, and Phi Lambda Upsilon, Delta Sigma Rho, Sigma Chi, Alpha Chi Sigma.

Background

  • Ihrig, Harry Karl was born on April 16, 1898 in Appleton, Wisconsin, United States. Son of George William and Mary (Wurl) Ihrig.

  • Education

    • Student Carleton College, 1915-1916. Bachelor of Science, University North Dakota, 1919, Master of Science, 1920. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, 1923.

    Career

    • Superintendent Diatome Products Company, 1923-1925. Research engineer Associate Oil Corporation, 1925-1928. Vice president Ralph E. Davis ( construction engineering), 1928-1933.

      Construction engineering European Gas & Electric Company, 1933-1934. Director labs. Globe Steel Tubes Company, 1934-1948, vice president, 1948-1950. Vice president in charge research Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing corporation since 1950.

      Research professor biophysics, graduate school Marquette U. since 1951. Director Nuclear Instrument & Chemical Corporation since 1952. Board of directors medical school, Marquette U., Wisconsin Heart Association Advisory council, department mechanic engineering Princeton.

      Board of trustees National Fund. Medical Education; advisory council United States Naval Proving Ground. Received Robert W. Hunt medal, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, 1947.

      Citation for professional services, college engineering University of Wisconsin, 1949.

    Works

    • Author: Outline of Metallurgy of Iron and Steel (review edit.), 1948. Contributor science articles, chemical and medical journals Holds patents on chemical, metallurgical processes.

    Membership

    Member American Society Metals, American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Society Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Chemical Society, American Electrochemical Society, National Society of Professional Engineers, and also Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, and Phi Lambda Upsilon, Delta Sigma Rho, Sigma Chi, Alpha Chi Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Luella La Moure, June 4, 1924. Children: Judson La Moure, Harry Karl.
    • father: George William Ihrig
    • mother: Mary (Wurl) Ihrig
    • spouse: Luella La Moure
    • children: Judson La Moure Ihrig
    • Harry Karl Ihrig
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    Died August 22, 1960
    (aged 62)
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