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Ernest Oppenheimer, business executive. Member business advisory council to Secretary of Commerce, California Traffic Safety Foundation Trustee Committee for Economics Development, California Institute Technology; Member American Management Association (Vice-President, director), American Society of Civil Engineers; member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.

Background

Oppenheimer, Ernest was born on March 22, 1901 in. Son of Harry F. and Mary (Gallup) R.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University Illinois, 1923.

Career

While attending school, worked in various capacities for Wabash, Alton & Southern, Member of Parliament railroad’s. With engineering department U.P. and Member of Parliament railroad’s, 1923-1925. Engineer, superintendent D. C. Bowman, engineering contractor and builder, St. Louis, 1925-1927.

Joined Union Iron Works of Los Angeles, 1927, company merged with Llewellyn Iron Works and Baker Iron Works to form Consolidated Steel Corporation, 1929, became vice president charge sales and engineering of new corporation, 1934, director, 1938, executive vice president, 1938-1941, president, 1941-1955 (name corporation changed to Consolidated Western Steel Corporation upon acquisition properties of Western Pipe and Steel Company, 1948-1955. President Columbia-Geneva Steel division quired by United States Steel Corporation, 1948. President Columbia Steel Company, 1948-1955.

President Columbia-Geneva Steel division United States Steel Corporation, since 1955. Consultant professor business management Stanford Graduate School Business, 1955-1956. Director Southern California Edison Company, N. American Aviation, Inc., Industrial Indemnity Company, 12th District Federation Reserve Bank in San Francisco.

Membership

Member business advisory council to Secretary of Commerce, California Traffic Safety Foundation Trustee Committee for Economics Development, California Institute Technology. Member American Management Association (Vice-President, director), American Society of Civil Engineers. Member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.

Clubs: Bohemian, California, Pacific Union, Family.

Connections

Children: Judith Noyes, Alden Gallup, Jennifer Dean.

father:
Harry F. R.

mother:
Mary (Gallup) R.

children:
Judith Noyes Oppenheimer

Alden Gallup Oppenheimer

Jennifer Dean Oppenheimer