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Ferenc Joseph Schmidt

Ferenc Joseph Schmidt, diversified industrial manufacturing company executive. Patentee in field. Recipient award American Electrochemical Society, 1970, One of a Thousand Engineering award General Electric Company, 1968; British Council research fellow, 1952. Fellow Institute Chemistry Ireland; member International Society Electrochemistry.

Background

  • Schmidt, Ferenc Joseph was born on February 8, 1921 in Hungary. Came to United States, 1952, naturalized, 1957. Son of Ferenc Charles and Ethel (Salath) Schmidt.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, University Charlottenburg, 1945.

    Career

    • Chief chemist National Lead Company, 1954-1956. Scientist Reynolds Aluminium Company, 1957-1959. Manager advanced technologies General Electric Company, 1960-1969.

      Vice president, technical director Ametek Inc., Paoli, Pennsylvania, since 1969.

    Major achievements

    • Patentee in field.

    Works

    • Author.

    Membership

    Fellow Institute Chemistry Ireland. Member International Society Electrochemistry.

    Connections

    • Married Joan M. Kavanagh, June 14, 1950. 1 son, Revel.
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    Born February 8, 1921
    • 1945
      University Charlottenburg
    • 1954 - 1956
      Chief chemist, National Lead Company
    • 1957 - 1959
      scientist, Reynolds Aluminium Company
    • 1960 - 1969
      manager, advanced technologies General Electric Company
    • 1969
      vice president, Ametek Incorporated
      Paoli, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1969
      technical director, Ametek Incorporated
      Paoli, Pennsylvania, United States