Eugene Gifford Grace

Eugene Gifford Grace

Birth
Goshen, Cape May County, New Jersey, USA
Death 25 Jul 1960 (aged 83)
Bethlehem, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 5755945 · View Source
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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.


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  • Created by: Jennifer Tipton
  • Added: 10 Sep 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5755945
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eugene Gifford Grace (27 Aug 1876–25 Jul 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5755945, citing Nisky Hill Cemetery, Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Jennifer Tipton (contributor 50913) .