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James Lester Mauthe

steel executive

James Lester Mauthe, American steel executive. Recipient David Ford McFarland award for achievement in Metallurgical, Pennsylvania State chapter American Society Metals; American Iron & Steel Institute medal, public works on metallurgical. Member Association Iron and Steel Engineers, American Iron and Steel Institute, Phi Sigma Kappa.

Background

Mauthe, James Lester was born on July 8, 1890 in Turkey City, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Martin and Mary Margaret (Theiss) Mauthe.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State College, 1913, Metallurgical Engineer, 1948.

Career

Assistant superintendent blast furnaces National Tube Company, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, 1914-1917, superintendent blast furnaces, Lorain, O., 1921-1930, assistant general superintendent, 1930-1935. Superintendent blast furnaces Midvale Steel Company, Coatesville, Pennsylvania, 1917-1918. Assistant superintendent blast furnaces Illinois Steel Company, Gary, Indiana, 1919-1920.

Assistant general superintendent The Youngstown Sheet i& Tube Company (O.), 1935-1937, general superintendent, 1937-1943, vice president operations, 1943-1950, director, 1948-1964, president, 1950-1956, Chairman of the Board, chairman of the executive committee, 1956-1963, officer or director various subsidiaries. Director Interlake S.S. Company, Youngstown Steel Door Company Trustee, member Executive Committee Pennsylvania State University, Youngstown U.

Membership

Member Association Iron and Steel Engineers, American Iron and Steel Institute, Phi Sigma Kappa. Clubs: Youngstown, Youngstown Country.

Connections

Married Olive Kough, May 7, 1918. Children: Olive (Mistress John H. Stone), Richard James.

father:
Martin Mauthe

mother:
Mary Margaret (Theiss) Mauthe

spouse:
Olive Kough

children:
Olive Mauthe (Mistress John H. Stone)

Richard James Mauthe