1958 Award Recipients

HOWARD HATHAWAY AIKEN
Distinguished Service Award Recipien

HARRY C. BROCKEL
Distinguished Service Award Recipien

GEORGE HOPKINS JOHNSON
Distinguished Service Award Recipien

WILLIAM BEVERLY MURPHY
Distinguished Service Award Recipien

ARTHUR F. PETERSON
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

HOWARD HATHAWAY AIKEN

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HOWARD HATHAWAY AIKEN

Professor of Applied Mathematics and Director of the Computation Laboratory, Harvard University.

Born, Hoboken, N. J., March 8, 1900.

B.S. (Electrical Engineering), University of Wisconsin, 1923.

M.S. (Physics), Harvard University, 1937; Ph.D., 1939.

With Madison Gas and Electric Co. as Operating Engineer while an undergraduate, and as Electrical Engineer on design and reconstruction 1923-28.

General engineer with Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co., 1928-32.

Instructor in Physics, Harvard, 1937-41; Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics, 1941-46.

Commander, U.S.N.R., 1941-46.

In present positions since 1946 and 1949, respectively.

Recipient of numerous decorations and honors, including Palmes de l'Academie Francais; Chevalier, Legion of Honor; Ingeniors Vetenskaps Akademien; Officer's Cross of the Order of the Crown (Belgium); and Navy Distinguished Public Service Award.

Member of several learned societies in various nations.

Doktor-Ingenieur, Technische Hochschule, Darmstadt, Germany, 1952.

Doctor of Laws, Wayne University, 1954.

HARRY C. BROCKEL

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HARRY C. BROCKEL

Municipal Port Director, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Born, Chicago, Illinois, September 18, 1908.

Became associated with Milwaukee Board of Harbor Commissioners in 1926. In 1928 took leave of absence to gain experience in merchant marine operations, serving as ordinary seaman aboard an American ocean vessel.

Appointed Secretary to the Board of Harbor Commissioners in 1936 and Municipal Port Director in 1942.

Served during World War II in U. S. Coast Guard Reserve, in port security operations.

Appointed by President Eisenhower in 1954 to membership on Advisory Board of the U.S. Seaway Development Corporation.

Member of many societies and associations relating to transportation, trade and municipal affairs. Frequent expert witness before national commissions and congressional committees on harbor and waterway legislation.

Author of many articles on waterways and shipping.

Recipient of Good Government Award, Milwaukee Junior Chamber of Commerce; Distinguished Public Service Award, Milwaukee Association of Commerce; National Public Service Award, Fraternal Order of Eagles; Distinguished Service Award, Milwaukee World Trade Club; and Pere Marquette Award, Marquette University.

GEORGE HOPKINS JOHNSON

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GEORGE HOPKINS JOHNSON

President, Gisholt Machine Company, Madison, Wisconsin.

Born, Madison, December 13, 1901.

A.B., Harvard University, 1923.

Attended Graduate School, University of Wisconsin, 1923-24.

Continuously employed by Gisholt Machine Company since 1924: Sales Engineer, 1925-28; Vice President and Director, 1928-40; President since 1940.

Chairman of the Board, Gisholt Machine Company, Ltd., of Great Britain.

National Machine Tool Builders Association: Director, 1933-35 and 1940-42; President, 1940-41.

Consultant to War Production Board, 1940-45; Director of Tools Division, 1941-42.

Consultant to Foreign Economics Administration, 1945.

Member, American Delegation of Allied Countries on Reparations to Moscow, 1945.

Member, Special War Department Mission to Germany, 1947.

Trustee, Ripon College, Committee for Economic Development in 1952.

Director, National Guardian Life Insurance Company, Employees Mutual Liability Insurance Company, First National Bank of Madison.

WILLIAM BEVERLY MURPHY

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WILLIAM BEVERLY MURPHY

President, Campbell Soup Company, Camden, N.J.

Born, Appleton, Wis., June 17, 1907.

B.S. (Chemical Engineering), University of Wisconsin, 1928.

Executive Vice President, A. C. Nielsen Company, Chicago, 1928-38.

With Campbell Soup Company since 1938, except for leave of absence 1942-45 to serve with War Production Board in various capacities, including Deputy Vice Chairman for Production and Chairman of Industrial Facility Committee.

Director, Campbell Soup Company.

Director, American Radiator and Standard Sanitary Corporation.

Trustee, The Nutrition Foundation.

Trustee, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.

Member of Advisory Committee, Philadelphia Council of Churches.

Awarded Medal for Merit in 1945 by President Truman.

Doctor of Laws, Lawrence College, 1954.

ARTHUR F. PETERSON

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ARTHUR F. PETERSON

Vice President, Mining Division, Bethlehem Steel Company.

Born, Ironwood, Michigan, April 9, 1893.

B.S. (Mining Engineering), University of Wisconsin, 1918.

In U. S. Army, 1917-19, advancing to First Lieutenant.

Worked in various supervisory capacities in mines of the Gogebic Range. The presently operating Peterson Mine is so named because of his association with the area.

Became Superintendent, Cornwall Division, Bethlehem Steel Company, in 1924, Manager in 1927.

Transferred to Bethlehem as General Manager of the Mining Division in 1946, and was elected to his present position in 1948.

President of various subsidiary companies and a Director of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation.

Member of American Iron and Steel Institute, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, and other professional and technical societies.




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