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David Stearns Holbrook

David Stearns Holbrook, American steel company executive. Member American, International iron and steel insts., Association Iron and Steel Engineers, Conference Board, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

  • Holbrook, David Stearns was born on July 17, 1912 in St. Louis. Son of Harold L. and Lucy (Styring) Holbrook.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1932. Doctor of Laws, Laurentian U.

    Career

    • Steam engineer Carnegie Steel Company, Youngstown, Ohio, 1933-1935. Project engineer Carnegie-Ill. Steel Corporation, 1935-1940, assistant chief engineer Homestead works, 1940-1944.

      Assistant general manager Algoma Steel Corporation, Ltd., Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, 1944-1945, executive assistant to president, 1945-1946, vice president 1946-1949, executive vice president, 1949-1956, president, 1956-1975, chairman, 1962-1981. Co-director DuPont of Canada, Royal Bank of Canada.

      Director Dominion Bridge Limited company Registered profile engineer, Ontario, Pennsylvania.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member American, International iron and steel insts., Association Iron and Steel Engineers, Conference Board, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: York (Toronto).

    Connections

    • Married Marguerite Somes, November 14, 1931. Children: Diane (Mistress.
    • father: Harold L. Holbrook
    • mother: Lucy (Styring) Holbrook
    • spouse: Marguerite Somes
    • child: Diane (Mrs Holbrook
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    Born July 17, 1912
    Died March 15, 1981
    (aged 68)
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