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Kurt Katz

Kurt Katz, American manufacturing executive. Member of Phi Lambda Upsilon, Water Pollution Control Federation, American Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Chemical Society.

Background

  • Katz, Kurt was born on August 1, 1932 in Kassel, Germany. Arrived in United States, 1938, naturalized, 1948. Son of Siegfried and Blanche (Lowenstein) Katz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering, Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, 1954. Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering, New York University, 1955. Postgraduate, University Pitts, 1955—1960.

    Career

    • With Westinghouse Electric Company, Pittsburgh, 1958—1973. General manager water quality control. division, 1968—1973. Vice president, director Peabody International Corporation, Darien, Connecticut, 1973—1982.

      Executive vice president, chief operating officer, since 1982. President, chief operating officer water/fluids group, since 1974. President Pittsburgh Parent-Teachers Association, 1965—1967.

      Board directors Hillel Academy, Pittsburgh, 1968, Torah Academy, New Haven, 1977—1979.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member of Phi Lambda Upsilon, Water Pollution Control Federation, American Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Chemical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Helen E. Grau, June 10, 1956. Children: Beverly, Mark, Rachel, Brenda.
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    Born August 1, 1932
    • 1954
      Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute
    • 1955
      New York University
    • 1958 - 1973
      With Westinghouse Electric Company
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1965 - 1967
      president, Pittsburgh Parent-Teachers Association
    • 1968
      board director, s Hillel Academy
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1968 - 1973
      general manager, water quality control. division
    • 1973 - 1982
      vice president, Peabody International Corporation
      Darien, Panama
    • 1973 - 1982
      director, Peabody International Corporation
      Darien, Panama
    • 1974
      president, water/fluids group
    • 1974
      chief operating officer, water/fluids group
    • 1977 - 1979
      board director, s Hillel Academy
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1982
      executive, vice president
    • 1982
      chief operating officer, vice president
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