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Franz Schneider, business executive. Recipient Presidential Certificate of Merit. Board directors Academy Political Science, Ray C. Fish Foundation; trustee Long Island University Major General Staff corpus, United States army, World War I. Member Cotton Bay Club (Eleuthra), New York Yacht Club, University Club, Rockefeller Lunch Club (New York City) Seawanhka Corinthian Yacht Club (Oyster Bay, New York ).

Background

Schneider, Franz was born on July 11, 1887 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Franz and Elizabeth (Sweeney) Schneider.

Education

Student, Phillips Academy, Andover, Pennsylvania, 1904; Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1909; Master of Arts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1910.

Career

Instructor biology, public health, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1910-1913; sanitarian, Russel Sage Foundation, 1913-1917; associate manager research department, American International Corporation, 1919-1920; assistant to president, First Secutrities Corporation, 1920; finance editor, New York Eveving Post, 1921-1925; finance editor, New York Sun, 1925-1929; vice president, Newmont Mining Corporation, 1930-1947; executive vice president, Newmont Mining Corporation, 1947-1953; chairman of the executive committee, Newmont Mining Corporation, 1931-1953; consultant, Newmont Mining Corporation, from 1954. Board directors Colonial Growth Shares, Inc., Canada Export Gas & Oil Ltd., Chemical Fund, Inc., Continental Oil Corporation, Equitable Gas Company, Phelps DodgeCorp., Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corporation, El Paso Natural Gas Company, Eberstadt Fund, Inc. Trustee Mutual Life Insurance Company New York, 1944-1968.

Member of staff 2d committee experts appointed by Reparations Commission, 1929. Assistant, associate deputy administrator War Shipping Administration, 1942-1944. Special assistant to director Office War Mobilization and Reconversion, 1944-1945.

Consultant to assistant sec.adminstrn. Department State, 1945-1947. Preparer reports military budget for Committee National Security Orgns., Hoover Commission, 1948, Sen.

Appropriations Committee, 1949. Member ad hoc committee for review budget, research and development board Dept.Def., 1951. Assistant report National Security Act for Preparedness Subcommittee Senate Armed Services Committee, 1953.

Member task force on business organization Dept.Def., task force on procurement, Hoover Commission, 1954.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles on public health, economics, finance.

Membership

Board directors Academy Political Science, Ray C. Fish Foundation. Trustee Long Island University Major General Staff corpus, United States army, World War I. Member Cotton Bay Club (Eleuthra), New York Yacht Club, University Club, Rockefeller Lunch Club (New York City) Seawanhka Corinthian Yacht Club (Oyster Bay, New York ).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Burns, November 6, 1936. Children: Elizabeth, Timothea, Katherine, Ann, Franz, Jane.

father:
Franz Schneider

mother:
Elizabeth (Sweeney) Schneider

spouse:
Elizabeth Burns

child:
Timothea Schneider

child:
Elizabeth Schneider

child:
Jane Schneider

child:
Franz Schneider

child:
Katherine Schneider

child:
Ann Schneider