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Leroy Salsich

mining engineer

Leroy Salsich, American mining engineer. Recipient William Lawrence Saunders Gold Medal awarded by American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers for achievement in mining and for significant contribution, as operating head of World’s largest mining enterprise, to nation’s production of steel during World World War World War II. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (vice president, 1941-1944, director, 1938-1944).

Background

Salsich, Leroy was born on December 20, 1879 in Hartland, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Hamilton Enos and Jane Withington (Atwater) Salsich.

Education

B.S.C.E., University of Wisconsin, 1901.

Career

December 28, 1943); married second, Margaret Culkin Banning, November 15, 1944. With Oliver Mining Company, Duluth, Minnesota, 1901-1946, president, 1930-1946, retired. Construction engineering, since 1946.

Membership

Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (vice president, 1941-1944, director, 1938-1944). Clubs: Kitchi Gammi, Northland Country (Duluth).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Frazer, August 15, 1904 (deceased.; married second, Margaret Culkin Banning, November 15, 1944.

father:
Hamilton Enos Salsich

mother:
Jane Withington (Atwater) Salsich

spouses:
Elizabeth Frazer

Margaret Culkin Banning