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John Dougnerty Tyson

John Dougnerty Tyson, business executive. Member American Iron and Steel Institute, British Iron and Steel Institute, American Society for Metals, American Society for Testing Materials, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Society of America Naval Engineers, Newcomen Society, Pennsylvania Society of New York, American Legion, Sigmi Chi, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Gamma Epsilon.

Background

  • Tyson, John Dougnerty was born on June 14, 1899 in Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Frank Albert and Laura Jane (Dougherty) Tyson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State College, 1921, Master of Science (Elliott research fellow in mechanic engineering, 1921-1922), 1923.

    Career

    • Instructor in mechanic engineering, Pennsylvania State College, 1922-1923. Assistant to metallurgical engineer Standard Steel Works Company, Burnham, Pennsylvania, 1923-1924, assistant metallurgical engineer, 1924-1930, chief metallurgist, Standard Steel Works division, The Baldwin Locomotive Works, 1930-1944, divisional vice president since 1944. Director General Steel Castings Corporation, American Spring Export Association, First National Bank of Lewistown, Pennsylvania, Mifflin County Building & Loan Association Trustee Industrial Young Men’s Christian Association of Burnham.

      Director of the Mifflin County Community Fund.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Iron and Steel Institute, British Iron and Steel Institute, American Society for Metals, American Society for Testing Materials, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Society of America Naval Engineers, Newcomen Society, Pennsylvania Society of New York, American Legion, Sigmi Chi, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Gamma Epsilon. Clubs: Western Railway, Lewistown Country. Holder patent covering wrought steel wheel, 1937.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth A. Meek, May 28, 1920. Children: Marjorie A. (Mistress Milton K. Brandt, Junior.
    • father: Frank Albert Tyson
    • mother: Laura Jane (Dougherty) Tyson
    • spouse: Ruth A. Meek
    • children: Marjorie A. (Mistress Milton K. Brandt Tyson
    • Jr Tyson
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    Died February 27, 1965
    (aged 65)
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