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T. S. Fitch

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T. S. Fitch

Founder and CEO of Washington Steel Corporation add

Category: Business

Born in 1908.

Country: Pennsylvania (100%)

Linked to: Washington Steel Corporation

 

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T. S. Fitch was born in 1908 add something


1931

He graduated from Yale University in 1931, when he joined Jessop Steel, initially working as a laborer and rising in the ranks of management to head the Composite Steel Division from 1936 to 1942 add something


1935

Fitch married Janet M Reed in 1935 , and they had seven children add something


1945

He founded Washington, Pennsylvania Steel in 1945 add something


1956

Fitch served as mayor of Washington, Pennsylvania from 1956 to 1960 add something

 

He was a strong supporter of the African-American community in that city, and was instrumental in the creation of the LeMoyne Center athletic facility in 1956, in the heart of the black community, where the T.S. Fitch Gymnasium was named for him add something


1969

He died of emphysema at the age of 61, in 1969 add something


T. S. Fitch died in 1969 add something