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David Stearns Holbrook

steel company executive.

David Stearns Holbrook, American steel company executive. Member American, International iron and steel insts., Association Iron and Steel Engineers, Conference Board, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

Holbrook, David Stearns was born on July 17, 1912 in St. Louis. Son of Harold L. and Lucy (Styring) Holbrook.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1932. Doctor of Laws, Laurentian U.

Career

Steam engineer Carnegie Steel Company, Youngstown, Ohio, 1933-1935. Project engineer Carnegie-Ill. Steel Corporation, 1935-1940, assistant chief engineer Homestead works, 1940-1944.

Assistant general manager Algoma Steel Corporation, Ltd., Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, 1944-1945, executive assistant to president, 1945-1946, vice president 1946-1949, executive vice president, 1949-1956, president, 1956-1975, chairman, 1962-1981. Co-director DuPont of Canada, Royal Bank of Canada.

Director Dominion Bridge Limited company Registered profile engineer, Ontario, Pennsylvania.

Membership

Member American, International iron and steel insts., Association Iron and Steel Engineers, Conference Board, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: York (Toronto).

Connections

Married Marguerite Somes, November 14, 1931. Children: Diane (Mistress.

father:
Harold L. Holbrook

mother:
Lucy (Styring) Holbrook

spouse:
Marguerite Somes

child:
Diane (Mrs Holbrook