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William Mark Sheehan

William Mark Sheehan, American steel executive. member American Society Engineering Education, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers.

Background

  • Sheehan, William Mark was born on April 25, 1887 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. Son of John Jay and Agnes (McLaughlin) Sheehan.

  • Education

    • Student St. Saint Louis University, 1913-1916.

    Career

    • Machinist apprentice Norfolk & Western Railway, 1903-1907. Engineering departments General Electric Company, American Locomotive Company, Erie R.R., New York Air Brake Company, Keith Car and Manufacturing Company, 1907-1913. Assistant mechanic engineer, sales engineer Commonwealth Steel Company, 1913-1929.

      Sales engineer General Steel Castings Corporation (successor to Commonwealth Steel Company), 1929-1931. Successively manager eastern district sales, 1931-1939, assistant vice president sales, 1940-1944. Assistant vice president 1944-1945, vice president since 1945.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Society Engineering Education, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers. Clubs: Canadian, Railroad-Machinery (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Hayes, 1910 (deceased).; married second, Jennie Hanes, June 8, 1942. Children: Ruth M., John P.
    • father: John Jay Sheehan
    • mother: Agnes (McLaughlin) Sheehan
    • spouses: Mary Hayes
    • Jennie Hanes
    • children: Ruth M. Sheehan
    • John P Sheehan
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    Born April 25, 1887
    Died March 18, 1965
    (aged 77)
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