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Adalbert Von Gontard

executive.

Adalbert Von Gontard, German executive. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society American Military Engineers.

Background

Gontard, Adalbert Von was born on July 20, 1900 in Hagen, Germany. Son of Paul and Clara Hazel (Busch) von Gontard.

Education

Came to the United States, 1923, naturalized, 1928. Master of Arts in Engineering, Mech. Institute Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, 1922, Doctor Engineering, 1938.

Career

Assistant technical engineer, Anheuser-Busch, Inc., St. Louis, 1923-1926, became chief engineer, 1926, vice-president, director, from 1934, retired as vice Chairman of the Board and chairman of the executive committee, 1955, now director. Chairman St. Louis & O’Fallen Coal Company, since 1936. 1st vice president and director Adolphus Hotel, Dallas, Texas, from 1926.

Serving as Lieutenant (senior grade), United States Navy Reserve, from 1942. On inactive duty for duration and 6 months thereafter, since September 1944. Deputy sheriff of St. Louis County, from 1928.

Chief of police, Huntleigh Village, Missouri, 1929-1941. Director St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce, 1930-1942.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society American Military Engineers. Clubs: Racquet (St. Louis).

Connections

Married Susanne Schilling von Constatt, July 31, 1924. Children: Adalbert Etienne, Paul Victor, Clara Hazel.

father:
Paul Gontard

mother:
Clara Hazel (Busch) Gontard

spouse:
Susanne Schilling von Constatt

children:
Adalbert Etienne Gontard

Paul Victor Gontard

Clara Hazel Gontard