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Manufacturing executive

Kurt Katz, American manufacturing executive. Member of Phi Lambda Upsilon, Water Pollution Control Federation, American Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Chemical Society.

Background

Katz, Kurt was born on August 1, 1932 in Kassel, Germany. Arrived in United States, 1938, naturalized, 1948. Son of Siegfried and Blanche (Lowenstein) Katz.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering, Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, 1954. Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering, New York University, 1955. Postgraduate, University Pitts, 1955—1960.

Career

With Westinghouse Electric Company, Pittsburgh, 1958—1973. General manager water quality control. division, 1968—1973. Vice president, director Peabody International Corporation, Darien, Connecticut, 1973—1982.

Executive vice president, chief operating officer, since 1982. President, chief operating officer water/fluids group, since 1974. President Pittsburgh Parent-Teachers Association, 1965—1967.

Board directors Hillel Academy, Pittsburgh, 1968, Torah Academy, New Haven, 1977—1979.

Membership

Member of Phi Lambda Upsilon, Water Pollution Control Federation, American Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Chemical Society.

Connections

Married Helen E. Grau, June 10, 1956. Children: Beverly, Mark, Rachel, Brenda.

father:
Siegfried Katz

mother:
Blanche (Lowenstein) Katz

spouse:
Helen E. Grau

child:
Brenda Katz

child:
Rachel Katz

child:
Beverly Katz

child:
Mark Katz