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AIST Past Presidents

Biography posted is current as of the year of Presidency
Dr. Kent D. Peaslee
2012–2013 • F. Kenneth Iverson Steelmaking Chair, Missouri University of Science & Technology
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Mr. R. Joseph Stratman
2011–2012 • Executive Vice President, Nucor Corporation
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Mr. William P. Breedlove
2010–2011 • CEO, Quality Magnetite, LLC
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Mr. Anthony R. Bridge
2009–2010 • Vice President, Engineering & Technology • U. S. Steel
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Mr. Andrew S. Harshaw
2008–2009 • Executive Vice President, ArcelorMittal USA
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Mr. Charles J. Messina
AIST President 2007 
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Mr. Richard P. Teets
AIST President 2006 • EVP/President and COO - Steel OperationsSteel Dynamics Inc.
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Mr. Richard E. O'Hara
AIST President 2005 • REO Consulting LLC.
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Mr. Thomas C. Graham
AIST President 2004 • PresidentHotwork USA LLC
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Mr. William P. Barker
ISS/AIST President 2003 • Retired • Worthington Specialty Processing
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Mr. Joseph A. Rutkowski
AISE President 2003
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Mr.  Ian Sadler
ISS President 2002 • PresidentMCC International Inc.
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Mr.  Thomas W. Goettge
AISE President 2002 • Retired • U. S. Steel
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Mr.  Edward M. O'Donnell
ISS President 2001 • Retired • U. S. Steel - Gary Works
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Mr.  J. Norman Lockington
AISE President 2001 • Retired
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Mr.  Alan W. Cramb
ISS President 2000 • Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Illinois Institute of Technology
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Mr.  James F. Walsh
AISE President 2000 • Site Manager, Horsehead Recycling
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Mr. Michael D. Sullivan
ISS President 1999 • Managing Member, Ironmaster, LLC
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Mr. R. Lee Sholley
AISE President 1999 • Retired • The Timken Company
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Mr. Robert J. Jones
ISS President 1998
Mr. Rodney B. Mott
AISE President 1998 • Retired
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Mr. Timothy Lewis
AISE President 1997 • Retired 
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Mr. J. Douglas Ashton
ISS President 1997 • Vice President, Materials Technologies • Bodycote Materials Testing Canada 
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Mr. John H. Scheel
ISS President 1996 • Chief Operating Officer, Pinnacle Steel LLC 
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Mr. Bernard J. Fedak
AISE President 1996 • Vice President, Operations, Kvaerner North American Construction Inc. 
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Mr. James T. Anderson
AISE President 1995 • Senior Program Analyst, Kent State University
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Dr. J. Keith Brimacombe
ISS President 1995 • Alcan Chair, University of British Columbia
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Mr. Harry E. Follwell
ISS President 1994 • Retired
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Mr. John M. Farley
AISE President 1994 • Retired
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Mr. Delmar R. Rediger
AISE President 1993 • Retired, Inland Steel Bar Company
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Mr. Grant P. Schneider
ISS President 1993 • Warwick Associates
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Dr. Frank A. Hultgren
ISS President 1992 • Proprietor, Metals & Management
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Mr. Guy Monaco
AISE President 1992 • Retired, Steltech
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Mr. William P. Gano
AISE President 1991 • Retired • Vice Chairman
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Mr. John E. Holditch
ISS President 1991 • Retired • Dofasco
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Dr. Richard J. Fruehan
ISS President 1990 • Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
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Mr. Thomas J. Usher
AISE President 1990 • Retired Chairman Of The Board, U. S. Steel
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Mr. Vincent J. Pongia
AISE President 1989 • President, V. J. Pongia & Associates
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Mr. James W. Brown
ISS President 1989 • Retired
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Mr. Leonard G. Nelson
ISS President 1988 • Consultant, LGN Associates L.L.C.
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Mr. Paul N. Wigton
AISE President 1988
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Dr. Gerald J. Roe
ISS President 1987 • Metallurgist
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Mr. John G. Roberts
AISE President 1987 • Distinguished Lecturer in Management, University of South Carolina
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Mr. G. Hugh Walker
ISS President 1986
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Mr. Gordon H. Gerdt
AISE President 1986 • Retired • Inland Steel
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Mr. David H. Samson
AISE President 1985 • Retired • Dofasco
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Dr. Alexander McLean
ISS President 1985 • Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto
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Mr. James T. Bradford
AISE President 1984 • Retired • USX
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Mr. R. Brower
ISS President 1984
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Mr. Joseph G. Dickinson
AISE President 1983 • Retired From Joseph G. Dickinson
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Mr. Howard N. Hubbard
ISS President 1983 • President, H. N. Hubbard Consultants & Engineers
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Mr. J. S. Anslow
ISS President 1982
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Mr. Robert D. McBride
AISE President 1982 • Chairman, McLouth Steel
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Mr. Alfred B. Glossbrenner
AISE President 1981 • Retired
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Mr. Norman T. Mills
ISS President 1981 • President, ISCON, Inc.
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Mr. Francis D. Nelson
ISS President 1980
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Mr. Robert W. Engelbert
AISE President 1980 • Retired • Republic Steel
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Mr. Harold W. Miller
AISE President 1979
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Mr. Edmond J. Whittenberger
ISS President 1979
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Mr. Arthur Marcantonio
ISS President 1978 • Consultant
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Mr. Wallace M. Rankin
AISE President 1978 • Manager, Armco Steel Corporation
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Mr. Edward J. Ostrowski
ISS President 1977 • Retired
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Mr. George A. Jedenoff
AISE President 1977 • Retired
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Mr. Richard M. Hurd
AISE President 1976
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Mr. Harry L. Bishop
ISS President 1976 • Consultant
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Mr. William H. Wise
ISS President 1975 • Chairman, Metal Sciences, Inc.
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Mr. George A. Ferris
AISE President 1975
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Mr. Melvin E. Nickel
ISS President 1974 • President, Melvin E. Nickel & Associates
Mr. Oreal J. Crepeau
AISE President 1974 • General Manager, Inland Steel Company
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Mr. Thomas A. Cleary
AISE President 1973 • President, Cleary Consulting Co.
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Mr. Reynold C. MacDonald
AISE President 1972 • Director Consultant, Acme Metals Incorporated
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Mr. William P. Hill
AISE President 1971  
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Mr. R. W. Holman
AISE President 1970 • General Manager, U. S. Steel Corporation
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Mr. D. O. Davis
AISE President 1969  
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Mr. William P. Smith
AISE President 1968
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Mr. Robert A. Kraus
AISE President 1967 • Corporation Chief Engineer, Republic Steel Corporation
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Mr. J. L. Laidlaw
AISE President 1966 • Manager Engineering & Construction, Algoma Steel Corporation
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Mr. M. B. Antrim
AISE President 1965 • Manager of Engineering & Construction, Lukens Steel Company
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Mr. Norman C. Michels
AISE President 1964 • VP Long Range Facility Planning, U. S. Steel Corporation
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Mr. H. Russell Knust
AISE President 1963 • Assistant General Manager, Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Point
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Mr. Harry L. Jenter
AISE President 1962 • Vice President Operations, American Steel & Wire Division of U. S. Steel Corporation
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Mr. C. E. Pritchard
AISE President 1961 • General Superintendent of Mills, Alan Wood Steel Company
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Mr. S. C. Read
AISE President 1960 • Director Construction & Maintenance, Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation
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Mr. Emil Kern
AISE President 1959 • Vice President of Engineering, Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation
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Mr. Leonard Larson
AISE President 1958 • Chief Engineer, Republic Steel Corporation Cleveland Works
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Mr. James D. O'Roark
AISE President 1957 • Assistant Manager, Weirton Steel Company
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Mr. W. H. Collison
AISE President 1956 • Plant Superintendent, Great Lakes Steel Corporation
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Mr. John H. Vohr
AISE President 1955 • General Superintendent, U. S. Steel Corporation
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Mr. Eric L. Anderson
AISE President 1954 • Superintendent Electrical Department, Bethlehem Steel Company
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Mr. John L. Young
AISE President 1953 • Vice President Engineering, U. S. Steel Corporation
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Mr. I. N. Tull
AISE President 1952 • Electrical Superintendent, Republic Steel Corporation
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Mr. John F. Black
AISE President 1951 • Asst General Superintendent, Youngstown Sheet & Tube Company
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Mr. Albert S. Glossbrenner
AISE President 1950 • Asst Vice President of Operations, Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co.
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Mr. C. H. Williams
AISE President 1949 • Chief Engineer, Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corp.
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Mr. A. J. Fisher
AISE President 1948 • Assistant Chief Engineer of Construction, Bethlehem Steel Company
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Mr. Loyal R. Milburn
AISE President 1947 • Electrical Engineer, Great Lakes Steel Corporation
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Mr. Freeman H. Dyke
AISE President 1946 • Assistant General Manager, Wheeling Steel Corp.
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Mr. J. L. Miller
AISE President 1945 • Republic Steel Corp.
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Mr. Charles L. McGranahan
AISE President 1944 • Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation
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Mr. Frank E. Flynn
AISE President 1943  
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Mr. Thomas E. Hughes
AISE President 1942  
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Mr. William A. Perry
AISE President 1941   
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Mr. J. A. Clauss
AISE President 1940
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Mr. C. Clarke Wales
AISE President 1939 
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Mr. L. F. Coffin
AISE President 1938     
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Mr. Herbert G. R. Bennett
AISE President 1937 • Assistant General Superintendent, Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation 
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Mr. G. R. Carroll
AISE President 1936 • Electrical Superintendent, Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation
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Mr. Walter H. Burr
AISE President 1935 • Electrical & Mechanical Superintendent, Lukens Steel Company
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Mr. W. E. Miller
AISE President 1934  
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Mr. J. D. Donovan
AISE President 1933 • Electrical & Mechanical Superintendent, Republic Steel Corporation
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Mr. J. J. Booth
AISE President 1932 • Electrical Superintendent, National Tube Co.
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Mr. Fred O. Schnure
AISE President 1931 • Electrical Superintendent, Bethlehem Steel Co., Sparrows Point
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Mr. F. W. Cramer
AISE President 1930 • Chief Electrical Engineer, Republic Steel Corporation
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Mr. C. S. Proudfoot
AISE President 1929 • General Manager, Vanadium Corp. of America
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Mr. A. J. Standing
AISE President 1928  
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Mr. S. S. Walters
AISE President 1927  
Mr. G. H. Schaeffer
AISE President 1926    
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Mr. A. C. Cummins
AISE President 1925   
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Mr. R. S. Shoemaker
AISE President 1924    
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Mr. R. B. Gerhardt
AISE President 1923    
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Mr. W. S. Hall
AISE President 1922    
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Mr. E. S. Jefferies
AISE President 1921    
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Mr. B. W. Gilson
AISE President 1920 • Carnegie Steel Company  
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Mr. D. M. Petty
AISE President 1919 • Bethlehem Steel Company
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Mr. C. A. Menk
AISE President 1918 • Carnegie Steel Company
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Mr. F. D. Egan
AISE President 1917 • Pittsburgh Iron & Steel Foundries Co.
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Mr. W. T. Snyder
AISE President 1916 • Superintendent Power & Con., National Tube Company
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Mr. O. R. Jones
AISE President 1915  
Mr. E. Friedlander
AISE President 1914
Mr. C. W. Parkhurst
AISE President 1913  
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Mr. B. R. Shover
AISE President 1912  
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Mr. L. R. Palmer
AISE President 1911 • Jones & Laughlin Steel Company  
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Mr. F. P. Townsend
AISE President 1910  
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Mr. John C. Reed
AISE President 1909 • Electrical Superintendent, Bethlehem Steel Company
Mr. James Farrington
AISE President 1908 • Electrical Superintendent, Wheeling Steel Corp.
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