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Michael Kral

Michael Kral, Czech metal products executive, director. Member of American Society for Testing and Materials, American Defense Preparedness Association, American Society Metals, Association Iron and Steel Engineers, American Iron and Steel Institute (director since 1975), Republic of South Africa, Rand, Wanango Country, Duquesne, Metropolitan, New York City.

Background

  • Kral, Michael was born on July 26, 1920 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Arrived in United States, 1946, naturalized, 1948. Son of Dominic and Marie (Triner) Kral.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Prague, 1937. Master of Science, University Prague, 1939.

    Career

    • Vice president Overseas Raw Materials Corporation, New York City, 1950—1954. President United States Ore Corporation, 1954—1970, Michael Kral Company, New York City, from 1960, Michael Kral Industries, New York City, from 1970. Chairman board Electralloy Corporation, Oil City, Pennsylvania, from 1967.

      Director Venango Metallurgical Products, Kokomo Tube Company, Indiana.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of American Society for Testing and Materials, American Defense Preparedness Association, American Society Metals, Association Iron and Steel Engineers, American Iron and Steel Institute (director since 1975), Republic of South Africa, Rand, Wanango Country, Duquesne, Metropolitan, New York City.

    Connections

    • Married Audrey Howland, November 8, 1973.
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    Born July 26, 1920
    Died August 11, 2000
    (aged 80)
    • 1937
      University Prague
    • 1939
      University Prague
    • 1950 - 1954
      Vice president, Overseas Raw Materials Corporation
    • 1954 - 1970
      president, United States Ore Corporation