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Engineering and construction company executive

Steven King Kauffman, American engineering and construction company executive. Mount Kauffman in Antarctica named in his honor, 1967. Named New York City Transit Man of Year, 1979. Member American Management Association, Society of America Military Engineers Clubs: Moraga Country, Quinnipiack.

Background

Kauffman, Steven King was born on April 28, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Frank Edgar and Frances Emily (Woods) Kauffman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University, 1948. Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1953. Master of Business Administration, George Washington University, 1962.

Career

Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1948, advanced through grades to Commander, 1963. Stationed Korea, 1953-1954. Various assignments United States, 1954-1964.

Assistant chief of staff, civil engineering Operation Deepfreeze, Antarctica, 1964-1966. Public works officer and resident officer in charge of construction United States Naval Station, Roosevelt Rds., Puerto Rico, 1966-1968. Retired, 1968; senior operations analyst Stanford (California) Research Institute, 1968-1971.

Executive assistant New York City Transit Authority, 1971-1975. Executive officer Rapid Transit, 1975-1979, general manager, 1979-1980. President Safety Electrical Equipment Corporation, Wallingford, Connecticut, 1980-1982.

Vice president transportation Raymond Kaiser Engineers, Oakland, California, since 1983.

Achievements

  • Mount Kauffman in Antarctica named in his honor, 1967.

Membership

Member American Management Association, Society of America Military Engineers Clubs: Moraga Country, Quinnipiack.

Connections

Married Teresa R. Natale, November 6, 1970. Children: Mark Keefe, John Kupferle.

father:
Frank Edgar Kauffman

mother:
Frances Emily (Woods) Kauffman

spouse:
Teresa R. Natale

child:
Mark Keefe Kauffman

child:
John Kupferle Kauffman