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Ferenc Joseph Schmidt

company executive

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.

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.

father:
Ferenc Charles Schmidt

mother:
Ethel (Salath) Schmidt

spouse:
Joan M. Kavanagh