1961 Award Recipients

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Diane Randall
608/265-4048
drandall@engr.wisc.edu

JOHN J. CHYLE
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

WILLIAM T. ENNOR
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

OSWALD J. MUEGGE
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

MERRILL A. SCHEIL
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

FREDERICK M. YOUNG
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

JOHN J. CHYLE

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JOHN J. CHYLE

Director of Welding Research, A. 0. Smith Corporation, Milwaukee.

Born, Vienna, Austria, June 6, 1902.

B.S. (Chemical Engineering), The University of Wisconsin, 1924.

Assistant Chemist, Smith Steel Foundry, Milwaukee, 1924-25.

With A. 0. Smith Corporation since 1925, as Chemist in the Production Laboratory; then Head of Electrode Welding Research; in present position since 1938.

Has invented and patented numerous welding electrodes and processes.

In World War II, member of Ferrous Metallurgical Advisory Board for Ordnance Department, Consultant to Navy Bureau of Ordnance, and active in welding for Manhattan Project.

Member and Officer of many professional societies and technical boards and committees.

Recipient of Samuel Wiley Miller Memorial Medal (American Welding Society), 1954.

WILLIAM T. ENNOR

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WILLIAM T. ENNOR

Assistant Director of Research, Aluminum Company of America, New Kensington, Pennsylvania.

Born, Potosi, Wisconsin, January l6, 1900.

B.S. with Honors (Chemical Engineering), The University of Wisconsin, 1923.

Instructor in Chemical Engineering, 1923-24.

With Aluminum Company of America since 1924, in fields of process development and control, works management, research and research management.

Assistant Director of Research from 1948 until retirement in 1960.

Inventor and holder of numerous patents in field of smelting, casting and extruding of aluminum.

Member of Tau Beta Pi and Phi Lambda Upsilon.

Recipient of Sauveur Achievement Award (American Society of Metals), 1953, for development of revolutionary process of casting aluminum.

OSWALD J. MUEGGE

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OSWALD J. MUEGGE

Wisconsin State Sanitary Engineer, Madison

Born, Wood County, Wisconsin, November 5, 1900.

B.S. (Civil Engineering), The University of Wisconsin.

1923; M.S. (Sanitary Engineering), Harvard University, 1937.

With Wisconsin State Board of Health, as Assistant Sanitary Engineer, 1923-49; in present position since 1949.

Member of State Committee on Water Pollution since 1949; Vice Chairman since 1955.

Officer of numerous professional and scientific societies and associations and of administrative committees.

Member of Delta Omega.

Recipient of Fuller Award (American Water Works Association), 1951; Bedell Award (Water Pollution Control Federation), 1957; Engineer-of-the-Year Award (Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers), 1951.

MERRILL A. SCHEIL

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MERRILL A. SCHEIL

Director of Metallurgical Research, A. 0. Smith Corporation, Milwaukee.

Born, Appleton, Wisconsin, December 11, 1905.

B.S. (Chemical Engineering), The University of Wisconsin, 1927.

M.S. (Metallurgy), 1929.

Metallurgist Chemist, Gisholt Machine Co., Madison, 1927-29.

With A. 0. Smith Co., as Metallurgist, 1929-40; in present position since 1940.

Professional honors and awards: From Manhattan District of the War Department, Certificate of Participation in Excellent Work in Production of the Atomic Bomb; from Naval Bureau of Ordnance, Award for Exceptional Service; from Atomic Energy Commission, Letter of Appreciation for valuable contributions on investigation of welding of stainless steels; from A.S.M.E., two certificates of award as Chairman of Materials Committee of Petroleum Division and as member of Executive Committee of that Division.

Holds two patents on electrodes and welding.

Officer of numerous technical and professional societies.

Author of nearly fifty technical books, articles, or papers.

FREDERICK M. YOUNG

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FREDERICK M. YOUNG

President, Young Radiator Company, Racine.

Born, Muskegon, Michigan, April 29, 1894.

Education through Alexander Hamilton Institute, Business Executive Course.

In World War I, Aeronautical Engineer Officer with U. S. Air Forces in England and Ireland.

With Perfex Radiator Co., Racine, as Sales Engineer, General Manager and Vice President, 1919-23.

Organized Racine Radiator Company, 1923, and served as General Manager and Vice President until 1927.

Founded and organized Young Radiator Co., 1927, and has been its President and General Manager since then.

Holder of more than 100 patents.

Honorary member of Pi Tau Sigma, The University of Wisconsin.

Member and officer of numerous professional and trade associations and civic societies.




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