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Franz Schneider

Franz Schneider, business executive. Recipient Presidential Certificate of Merit. Board directors Academy Political Science, Ray C. Fish Foundation; trustee Long Island University Major General Staff corpus, United States army, World War I. Member Cotton Bay Club (Eleuthra), New York Yacht Club, University Club, Rockefeller Lunch Club (New York City) Seawanhka Corinthian Yacht Club (Oyster Bay, New York ).

Background

  • Schneider, Franz was born on July 11, 1887 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Franz and Elizabeth (Sweeney) Schneider.

  • Education

    • Student, Phillips Academy, Andover, Pennsylvania, 1904. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1909. Master of Arts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1910.

    Career

    • Instructor biology, public health Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1910-1913. Sanitarian Russel Sage Foundation, 1913-1917. Associate manager research department American International Corporation, 1919-1920.

      Assistant to president First Secutrities Corporation, 1920. Finance editor New York Eveving Post, 1921-1925, New York Sun, 1925-1929. Vice president Newmont Mining Corporation, 1930-1947, executive vice president, 1947-1953, chairman executive committee, 1931-1953, consultant, from 1954.

      Board directors Colonial Growth Shares, Inc., Canada Export Gas & Oil Ltd., Chemical Fund, Inc., Continental Oil Corporation, Equitable Gas Company, Phelps Dodge Corporation, Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corporation, El Paso Natural Gas Company, Eberstadt Fund, Inc. Trustee Mutual Life Insurance Company New York, 1944-1968. Member staff 2d committee experts appointed by Reparations Commission, 1929.

      Assistant, associate deputy administrator War Shipping Administration, 1942-1944. Special assistant to director Office War Mobilization and Reconversion, 1944-1945. Consultant to assistant secretary administration Department State, 1945-1947.

      Preparer reports military budget for Committee National Security Organizations, Hoover Commission, 1948, Sen. Appropriations Committee, 1949. Member ad hoc committee for review budget, research and development board Department Defense, 1951.

      Assistant report National Security Act for Preparedness Subcommittee Senate Armed Services Committee, 1953. Member task force on business organization Department Defense, task force on procurement, Hoover Commission, 1954.

    Works

    • Author articles on public health, economics, finance.

    Membership

    Board directors Academy Political Science, Ray C. Fish Foundation. Trustee Long Island University Major General Staff corpus, United States army, World War I. Member Cotton Bay Club (Eleuthra), New York Yacht Club, University Club, Rockefeller Lunch Club (New York City) Seawanhka Corinthian Yacht Club (Oyster Bay, New York ).

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Burns, November 6, 1936. Children: Elizabeth, Timothea, Katherine, Ann, Franz, Jane.
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    • 1904
      Phillips Academy
    • 1909
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1910
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1910 - 1913
      Instructor, biology
    • 1913 - 1917
      sanitarian Russel Sage Foundation
    • 1919 - 1920
      associate, manager research department American International Corporation
    • 1920
      assistant, to president First Secutrities Corporation
    • 1921 - 1925
      finance editor New York Eveving Post
    • 1925 - 1929
      finance editor New York Eveving Post
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