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Eugene Gifford Grace
Birth: Aug. 27, 1876
Death: Jul. 26, 1960

Eugene Grace worked for the Bethlehem Steel for almost 60 years and made it into the nation's second largest steelmaker. He graduated from Lehigh University in 1899 with a degree in elect.eng. During his leadership the company became the largest single supplier of arms for the Allies during World War I. Grace encouraged the production of the company's H beams for skyscrapers. During WWII, Bethlehem Steel produced 73 million tons of steel, roughly one-third of the armor and parts for the big guns required by the Navy. Mr. Grace retired in 1957. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Wesley Grace (1843 - 1925)
  Rebecca C Grace (1847 - 1903)
 
 Spouse:
  Marion Brown Grace (1881 - 1956)*
 
 Children:
  Emmeline Grace Guthrie (1903 - 1967)*
  Eugene Gifford Grace (1914 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alice Grace*
  Edna Grace*
  Bessie Grace Kester (1872 - 1959)*
  John Wesley Grace (1874 - 1921)*
  Eugene Gifford Grace (1876 - 1960)
  Leroy Townsend Grace (1885 - 1925)*
  Hermia Grace Jacobs (1889 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Nisky Hill Cemetery
Bethlehem
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Jennifer Tipton
Record added: Sep 10, 2001
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- J. Bruce Fox
 Added: Dec. 1, 2015
Rest in peace
- Janice Miller
 Added: May. 24, 2015
My Grandfather and Uncle worked for you to make this country great. Thank you for your service and generosity.
- LKG
 Added: Sep. 3, 2013
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