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consultant , nuclear power company executive

Samuel Untermyer, American nuclear power company executive, consultant. Achievements include patents for boiling water reactor. Recipient Newcomen Gold medal, Franklin Institute, 1981. Fellow: American Nuclear Society (board directors 1961-1963); member: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Commonwealth Club (San Francisco), Menlo Circus Club (Atherton, California).

Background

Untermyer, Samuel was born on November 25, 1912 in New York City. Son of Irwin and Louise (Feuchtwanger) Untermyer.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Career

Senior engineer Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1946—1949. Assistant to dir Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, 1949—1954. Manager VBWR project General Electric Company, Pleasanton, California, 1954—1968.

Chairman board National Nuclear Corporation, Mountain View, 1968—1985. Director Printex Corporation, 1968—1972. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for boiling water reactor.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Detecting Fissionable Materials, 1979.

Membership

Fellow: American Nuclear Society (board directors 1961-1963). Member: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Commonwealth Club (San Francisco), Menlo Circus Club (Atherton, California).

Connections

Married Joan Gray, November 25, 1942 (deceased 1961). Children: Samuel, Sylvia Untermyer Smith, Beatrice Untermyer Larson, Daniel.

father:
Irwin Untermyer

mother:
Louise (Feuchtwanger) Untermyer

spouse:
Joan Gray

child:
Samuel Untermyer

child:
Sylvia Untermyer Smith Untermyer

child:
Beatrice Untermyer Larson Untermyer

child:
Daniel Untermyer