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George Gordon Crawford

engineer , metallurgist

George Gordon Crawford, American engineer, metallurgist. Member metallurgical advisory board Carnegie Institute Technology Director American Iron and Steel Institute.

Background

Crawford, George Gordon was born on August 24, 1869 in Madison, Georgia, United States. Son of George Gilmore and Margaret Reed (Howard) Crawford.

Education

Bachelor of Science in mechanic engineering, Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, 1890, Doctor of Science, 1931. Karl-Eberhard U., Tübingen, Germany, 1891-1892.

Career

Chemist, 1892-1894. draughtsman. 1894-1895, Edgar-Thomson Works. Assistant superintendent Edgar-Thompson Blast Furnaces, Carnegie Steel Company, 1895-1897.

Superintendent blast furnaces and steel works, National Tube Company, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, 1897-1899. Superintendent Edgar-Thomson Blast Furnaces, Carnegie Steel Company, 1899-1901. Manager nat. department National Tube Company, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, 1901-1907.

President Tennessee Coal, Iron & Railroad Company, Birmingham, Alabama, 1907-1930. President Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh, since 1930.

Membership

Member metallurgical advisory board Carnegie Institute Technology Director American Iron and Steel Institute.

Connections

Married Margaret Richardson, February 1, 1911.

father:
George Gilmore Crawford

mother:
Margaret Reed (Howard) Crawford

spouse:
Margaret Richardson