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Thomas Richard Mullen

industrialist

Thomas Richard Mullen, industrialist. Member American Institute Steel Construction (director since 1934, treasurer,; member Executive Committee), Iron League New York (president since 1944), Academy Political Science, N.A.M.

Background

Mullen, Thomas Richard was born on April 2, 1893 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Son of Thomas Richard and Elizabeth (Dellamore) Mullen.

Education

Student St. Michael’s Parochial School, Brooklyn, 1899-1908, Manual Training High School, Brooklyn, 1908-1910, night high school classes, 1910-1912. Doctor of Science (honorary), Lafayette College, 1951. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Muhlenberg College, 1955.

Career

Entered structural steel fabricating industry as clerk, Levering & Garrigues, New York, New York, 1910-1916. Purchasing agent, Philadelphia office, The Austin Company, 1916-1918. Sales manager on formation Lehigh Structural Steel Company, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1919-1922, vice president in charge of sales, 1922-1933, treasurer and general manager, 1933-1944, president since 1944.

President Lehigh Construction corporation since 1933, Utility Service corporation since 1933. Director Lehigh Valley Trust Company Trustee, Doctor Walter Kempner Foundation, Duke U. Development Campaign, Sacred Heart Hospital Allentown, Pennsylvania National associate Boys Club of America.

Works

  • Author: (biography) Thomas R. Mullen, Junior, 1950.

Membership

Member American Institute Steel Construction (director since 1934, treasurer. Member Executive Committee), Iron League New York (president since 1944), Academy Political Science, N.A.M. Clubs: Camp Fire of America (past treasurer and.

Connections

Married Lillian Schetelig, February 22, 1919. Children: Thomas R. (died November.

father:
Thomas Richard Mullen

mother:
Elizabeth (Dellamore) Mullen

spouse:
Lillian Schetelig

child:
Thomas R. (died Nov Mullen