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Harry Arthur Strain

Harry Arthur Strain, American steel executive. Member Donald Nelson Mission to China, 1944-1945, President Blast Furnace and Coke Association (Chicago district).; Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Theta Xi.; Mason.; Club: South Shore Country (Chicago).

Background

  • Strain, Harry Arthur was born on February 18, 1886 in Clinton, Illinois, United States. Son of Isaac Harry and Nancy (Underwood) Strain.

  • Education

    • Graduate Clinton (Illinois) High School, 1904. Student Armour Institute Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 1910-1913.

    Career

    • Clerk, Illinois Central Railroad, Clinton, Illinois, 1904, American Steel and Wire Company, Joliet, Illinois, 1905-1906. Laborer, blast furnace, Joliet works, Illinois Steel Company, 1906-1910, foreman blast furnace, Chicago, Illinois, 1913-1915, superintendent blast furnaces, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1915-1920. Superintendent blast furnaces, Woodward Iron Company, Woodward, Alabama, 1921-1922.

      Assistant superintendent blast furnace div., Illinois Steel Company, Chicago, 1922-1925, div. superintendent blast furnaces, 1925-1936. Assistant general superintendent, Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, Chicago, 1936-1941, director of raw materials, fuel and power, Pittsburgh since 1941. President Fenimore Iron Mines, Ltd., 1951-1952, Chairman of the Board, 1952-1953.

    Membership

    Member Donald Nelson Mission to China, 1944-1945, President Blast Furnace and Coke Association (Chicago district). Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Theta Xi. Mason.; Club: South Shore Country (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Elma Bradley, December 24, 1913. Children: Dorothy Jean (Mistress.
    • father: Isaac Harry Strain
    • mother: Nancy (Underwood) Strain
    • spouse: Elma Bradley
    • child: Dorothy Jean (Mrs Strain
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    Born February 18, 1886
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