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Donald Johnson Blickwede

Donald Johnson Blickwede was American metal products executive.

Background

  • Blickwede, Donald Johnson was born on July 20, 1920 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Frederic H. and Laura L. (Johnson) Blickwede.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Wayne University, 1943. Postgraduate, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1945. Doctor of Science Institute of Technology, 1948.

      Postgraduate, Harvard, 1969.

    Career

    • Metallurgist Curtiss Wright Corporation, 1943-1945. Head high temperature alloys branch Naval Research Laboratory, 1948-1950. Research engineer Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Pennsylvania, 1950-1952, division head, 1952-1963, vice president, 1964-1982.

      Campbell Memorial lecturer American Metal Congress, 1968, William Park Woodside Memorial lecturer, 1969, Zay Zeffries Memorial lecturer, 1970. Andrews Memorial lecturer Porcelain Enamel Institute, 1972.

    Membership

    President Eastern Shore Art Center, Alabama, 1990. Leader Hazardous Abandoned Mine Finders, Green Valley, Arizona. Fellow American Society Metals (honorary, president 1983).

    Member American Institute of Mining, American Academy Engineering, American Iron and Steel Institute (chairman general research committee 1971-1973), Industrial Research Institute (president 1975), Iron and Steel Institute Japan (honorary, Yukawa Memorial lecturer 1984).

    Connections

    • Married Meredith Lloyd, August 23, 1943. Children: Karen (Mistress Kimball J. Knowlton), Jon Frederic.
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    • 1943
      Wayne University
    • 1945
      Stevens Institute of Technology
    • 1948
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1969
      Harvard
    • 1943 - 1945
      Metallurgist Curtiss Wright Corporation
    • 1948 - 1950
      head, high temperature alloys branch Naval Research Laboratory
    • 1950 - 1952
      research engineer, Bethlehem Steel Corporation
      Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1952 - 1963
      research engineer, Bethlehem Steel Corporation
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