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Walther Emil Ludwig Mathesius

Walther Emil Ludwig Mathesius, business executive. Member American Iron and Steel Institute, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Society for Metals.

Background

  • Mathesius, Walther Emil Ludwig was born on August 20, 1886 in Hoerde, Germany. Son of Walther and Emmy (von der Heyde) Mathesius.

  • Education

    • Graduate metallurgy Institute Technology, Berlin, Germany, 1910, D. Engineering, 1911.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1911, naturalized, 1919. Employed by various German works learning profession, 1904-1911. Instructor and assistant, department metallurgy Institute Technology, Berlin, 1910-1911.

      Metallurgist American Steel & Wire Company, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1911-1912. Various positions Blast Furnace Department, South Works, Illinois Steel Company, Chicago, 1912-1917, superintendent, 1917-1925, assistant general superintendent S. Works, 1925-1935, general superintendent, 1935. Manager operations, Chicago District, Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, 1935-1937.

      Vice president operations, director United States Steel Corporation of Delaware Pittsburgh, 1938-1943. President, Geneva Steel Company, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1943-1951. Director United States Steel Corporation of Delaware, 1947-1951.

      Consultant Koppers Company, Inc., since 1952. Compulsory military service Imperial German Army heavy artillery, 1905.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member American Iron and Steel Institute, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Society for Metals. Clubs: Duquesne (Pittsburgh).

    Connections

    • Married Ebba W. J., October 28, 1912. Children: Walther Herman, Herman Robert.
    • father: Walther von
    • mother: Emmy (von
    • spouse: Ebba W. J.
    • children: Walther Herman Mathesius
    • Herman Robert Mathesius
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    Born August 20, 1886
    Died June 20, 1966
    (aged 79)
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