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Harry Arthur Strain

steel executive.

Harry Arthur Strain, American steel executive. Member Donald Nelson Mission to China, 1944-1945, President Blast Furnace and Coke Association (Chicago district).; Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Theta Xi.; Mason.; Club: South Shore Country (Chicago).

Background

Strain, Harry Arthur was born on February 18, 1886 in Clinton, Illinois, United States. Son of Isaac Harry and Nancy (Underwood) Strain.

Education

Graduate Clinton (Illinois) High School, 1904. Student Armour Institute Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 1910-1913.

Career

Clerk, Illinois Central Railroad, Clinton, Illinois, 1904, American Steel and Wire Company, Joliet, Illinois, 1905-1906. Laborer, blast furnace, Joliet works, Illinois Steel Company, 1906-1910, foreman blast furnace, Chicago, Illinois, 1913-1915, superintendent blast furnaces, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1915-1920. Superintendent blast furnaces, Woodward Iron Company, Woodward, Alabama, 1921-1922.

Assistant superintendent blast furnace div., Illinois Steel Company, Chicago, 1922-1925, div. superintendent blast furnaces, 1925-1936. Assistant general superintendent, Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, Chicago, 1936-1941, director of raw materials, fuel and power, Pittsburgh since 1941. President Fenimore Iron Mines, Ltd., 1951-1952, Chairman of the Board, 1952-1953.

Membership

Member Donald Nelson Mission to China, 1944-1945, President Blast Furnace and Coke Association (Chicago district). Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Theta Xi. Mason.; Club: South Shore Country (Chicago).

Connections

Married Elma Bradley, December 24, 1913. Children: Dorothy Jean (Mistress.

father:
Isaac Harry Strain

mother:
Nancy (Underwood) Strain

spouse:
Elma Bradley

child:
Dorothy Jean (Mrs Strain