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Steel company executive

Frederick Gillies Jaicks, American steel company executive. Recipient Benjamin F. Fairless award American Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum Engineers, 1971; Gary medal American Iron and Steel Institute, Washington, 1977; medal International Iron and Steel Institute, Brussels, 1984.

Background

Jaicks, Frederick Gillies was born on July 26, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Andrew and Marjorie (Gillies) Jaicks.

Education

Business Systems Modernization-Energy, Cornell University, 1940. Honorary Doctor of Laws, St. Joseph College, East Chicago, Indiana, 1968. Honorary Doctor of Laws, De Paul University, 1978.

Honorary Doctor of Laws, Valparaiso University, 1981. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1985.

Career

With, Inland Steel Company, Chicago, 1940-1988; vice president manufacturing and research, Inland Steel Company, 1961-1966; director, Inland Steel Company, 1963-1988; president, Inland Steel Company, 1966-1971; chairman, Inland Steel Company, 1971-1983.

Membership

Past vice chairman National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Life trustee Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member National Academy Engineering, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Mignon Dake, June 19, 1954. Children– Frederick A., Edward G., Sarah P.

father:
Andrew Jaicks

mother:
Marjorie (Gillies) Jaicks

spouse:
Mignon Dake

child:
Edward G. Jaicks

child:
Sarah P. Jaicks

child:
Frederick A. Jaicks