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Walther Emil Ludwig Mathesius

business executive.

Walther Emil Ludwig Mathesius, business executive. Member American Iron and Steel Institute, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Society for Metals.

Background

Mathesius, Walther Emil Ludwig was born on August 20, 1886 in Hoerde, Germany. Son of Walther and Emmy (von der Heyde) Mathesius.

Education

Graduate metallurgy Institute Technology, Berlin, Germany, 1910, D. Engineering, 1911.

Career

Came to the United States, 1911, naturalized, 1919. Employed by various German works learning profession, 1904-1911. Instructor and assistant, department metallurgy Institute Technology, Berlin, 1910-1911.

Metallurgist American Steel & Wire Company, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1911-1912. Various positions Blast Furnace Department, South Works, Illinois Steel Company, Chicago, 1912-1917, superintendent, 1917-1925, assistant general superintendent S. Works, 1925-1935, general superintendent, 1935. Manager operations, Chicago District, Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, 1935-1937.

Vice president operations, director United States Steel Corporation of Delaware Pittsburgh, 1938-1943. President, Geneva Steel Company, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1943-1951. Director United States Steel Corporation of Delaware, 1947-1951.

Consultant Koppers Company, Inc., since 1952. Compulsory military service Imperial German Army heavy artillery, 1905.

Membership

Member American Iron and Steel Institute, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Society for Metals. Clubs: Duquesne (Pittsburgh).

Connections

Married Ebba W. J., October 28, 1912. Children: Walther Herman, Herman Robert.

father:
Walther von

mother:
Emmy (von

spouse:
Ebba W. J.

children:
Walther Herman Mathesius

Herman Robert Mathesius