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Abram Peters Steckel

engineer , retired

Abram Peters Steckel, American engineer, retired. award by National Assn. Club: Saturn (Buffalo). Developed Steckel processes for hot rolling and cold rolling metals.

Background

Steckel, Abram Peters was born on April 1, 1879 in Myersdale, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Lewis Daniel and Barbara (Peters) Steckel.

Education

Electrical Engineer, Lehigh University, 1899. Honorary Eng.D., for “contributions to art and science of steel manufacturers” Lehigh University, 1941.

Career

Began as engineer, 1900. Engaged private research, 1921-1926. Founded Cold Metal Process Company, Youngstown, O., 1926, retired, 1933.

Received Modern Pioneer award by National Association of Manufacturers.

Membership

Club: Saturn (Buffalo). Developed Steckel processes for hot rolling and cold rolling metals.

Connections

Married Mabel Rushworth, September 1, 1908 (died 1926). Children: Frederick Rushworth, Barbara Ann (Mistress.

father:
Lewis Daniel Steckel

mother:
Barbara (Peters) Steckel

spouse:
Mabel Rushworth

children:
Frederick Rushworth Steckel

Barbara Ann (Mrs Steckel