1950 Award Recipients

HAROLD H. BROWN
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

HANS P. DAHLSTRAND
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

FRANK G. HOBART
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

EARL E. HUNNER
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

L. J. MABKWARDT
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

DUNCAN J. STEWART
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

DONALD W. TYRRELL
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

HAROLD H. BROWN

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HAROLD H. BROWN

Electrical Engineer, Wisconsin—Michigan Power Company, Appleton, Wisconsin.

B.S. in E.E., 1921, University of Wisconsin.

General Electric Company, 1921-1922.

Wisconsin Power & Light Company, 1922-1923.

Wisconsin Electric Power Company, 1923-1925.

Wisconsin-Michigan Power Company, l925 to date.

Inventor; author of many technical papers; active in professional societies and utility associations; U. S. Navy during first World War; holder of Boy Scout Beaver Award.


HANS P. DAHLSTRAND

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HANS P. DAHLSTRAND

Consulting Engineer, steam turbine department, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

M.E. degree, 1899, Boros College of Technology (Sweden).

Hartford (Conn.) Rubber Works, 1903-1904.

Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, Milwaukee, 1904 to date.

Distinguished steam turbine designer; active in professional society work; Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; author of many technical papers and holder of many patents; active in the affairs of the Swedish Historical Museum.


FRANK G. HOBART

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FRANK G. HOBART

Consulting Engineer, Fairbanks, Morse & Company, Beloit, Wisconsin.

B.S. in M.E., 1886, University of Wisconsin.

M.E., 1890, University of Wisconsin.

Began as draftsman and served in engineering capacity with Sweets Manufacturing Company, Syracuse, New York; Babcock and Wilcox Company, New York City; Carnegie-Phipps Steel Company, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania; E. P. Allis Company, Milwaukee; Newcastle, Pennsylvania Steel Company, 1886-1889 (absorbed by Fairbanks, Morse & Company) 1889-1893; Chief Engineer, Fairbanks, Morse & Company, 1893-1924; Consulting Engineer, Fairbanks, Morse & Company since 1924.

Holder of 45 U.S. patents; Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers.


EARL E. HUNNER

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EARL E. HUNNER

Administrator of Iron Mines, M. A. Hanna Company, Duluth, Minnesota.

B.S. in C.E, 1900, University of Wisconsin.

C.E., 1907, University of Wisconsin.

E.M., 1917, University of Wisconsin.

Mining Engineer, U. S. Steel Corporation, 1902-1909.

Asst. General Mining Engineer. U.S. Steel Corporation, 1909-1912.

Chief Engineer and General Superintendent, Great Northern Ore Properties, 1912-1917.

General Manager, M. A. Hanna Company, 1917-1946.

Introduced use of electric power in mining operations of Lake Superior district.


L. J. MABKWARDT

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L. J. MABKWARDT

Assistant Director, U. S. Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin.

B.S. in C.E., 1912, University of Wisconsin.

Assistant City Engineer of Madison, 1912.

Assistant Engineer, Forest Products Laboratory, 1913-1914.

Instructor in Drawing & Descriptive Geometry University of Wisconsin, 1915-1916.

Assistant in Charge, Division of Timber Mechanics, Forest Products Laboratory, 1917-1938.

Chief, Division of Timber Mechanics, 1938-1943.

Assistant Director, Forest Products Laboratory since 1943.

Author of many papers on mechanical properties of woods.

Vice-President, American Society for Testing Materials; Edgar Marburg lecturer, 1943.


DUNCAN J. STEWART

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DUNCAN J. STEWART

Vice-President and General Manager, Barber-Colman Company. Rockford, Illinois.

B.A., 1920, University of Wisconsin.

B.S. in E.E., 1921, University of Wisconsin.

Auditor, D. J. Stewart & Company, Rockford, 1921-1924.

Barber-Colman Company: Experimental Engineer, 1924-1932; Manager, Electrical Division 1932-1943; Vice-President and General Manager 1943 to date.

National Defense Research Committee, 1940-1945; active in development of M-6 electrical director employed in shooting down buzz bomb in World War II; holder of many patents; well known for progressive labor policy in his company.


DONALD W. TYRRELL

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DONALD W. TYRRELL

President, Ray-0-Vac Company, Madison, Wisconsin.

B.S. in Ch.E., 1917, University of Wisconsin.

Served in World War I, May 1917 to January 1920.

Laboratory Assistant, Comptroller, Factory Manager, Treasurer and Vice-President of Ray-0-Vac Company at Madison, 1920-1930.

President and General Manager of Blake Manufacturing Company (subsidiary of Ray-0-Vac), Clinton, Massachusetts, 1930-1942.

Vice-President and General Manager, Ray-0-Vac Company, Madison, 1942-1947.

Active in both Wisconsin and National Manufacturers Associations.

Sustaining member of Wisconsin Alumni Association.




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