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Walter Crafts

metallurgist , association official.

Walter Crafts, American metallurgist, association official. Recipient achievement award Technology Socs. Council of Niagara Frontier, 1955. Member American Society Metals (past president), American Institute Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (Francis L. Toy award 1953), Society Automotive Engineers, Iron and Steel Institute, Institute Metals.

Background

Crafts, Walter was born on May 16, 1903 in Oberlin, Ohio, United States. Son of Walter Nathan and Annie (Francis) Crafts.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1924. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1926.

Career

Metallurgist United States Steel Corporation, Chicago, 1926-1929. Associate director technical Union Carbide Metals Company, Union Carbide Corporation, since 1929.

Works

  • Author: (with Bachelor of Arts Kinzel) Alloys of Iron and Chromium, 1937. (with J. L. Lamont) Hardenability and Steel Selection, 1949.

Membership

Member American Society Metals (past president), American Institute Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (Francis L. Toy award 1953), Society Automotive Engineers, Iron and Steel Institute, Institute Metals.

Connections

Married Suzanne Clifton, October 15, 1932. Children: Walter, Suzanne.

father:
Walter Nathan Crafts

mother:
Annie (Francis) Crafts

spouse:
Suzanne Clifton

children:
Walter Crafts

Suzanne Crafts