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Martin Kenneth Schnurr

Martin Kenneth Schnurr, business executive. Decorated for service in Mexico. Served in United States Navy, 1918.; Member American Iron and Steel Institute.


  • Schnurr, Martin Kenneth was born on August 20, 1898 in Baton Rouge. Son of Martin Kenneth and Beatrice (Snow) Schnurr.

  • Education

    • Student Columbia, 1920-1922, Johns Hopkins, 1935-1936, Pace Institute, 1919-1921.


    • 1 son, Martin Kenneth. Auditor, International Business Machines Corporation, 1919-1922. Comptroller Nelson Stevnens Paper Company, 1923-1924.

      Associate Jesse L. Livermore, 1924-1932. Secretary-treasurer Rustless Iron & Steel Corporation, 1932-1944. Comptroller New York Trust Company, 1944-1945.

      Vice president Bridgeport Brass Company, 1945-1947, president, 1963-1965. President Stainless Products Inc., 1948-1949. Vice president Rotary Electric Steel Company, 1949-1952, president, 1952-1957.

      Director Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation, president Stainless and Strip division, 1957-1963. Corporate vice president National Distillers & Chemical Corporation, 1963-1965, director, 1964-1965. Director Bridgeport City Turst Company.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Served in United States Navy, 1918. Member American Iron and Steel Institute.


    • Married Ruth Veronica Derfus, March 4, 1924.
    • father: Martin Kenneth Schnurr
    • mother: Beatrice (Snow) Schnurr
    • spouse: Ruth Veronica Derfus
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    Born August 20, 1898
    Died April 14, 1965
    (aged 66)