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Hugo Philip Tiemann

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Hugo Philip Tiemann ( -1932)


1932 Obituary [1]

HUGO P. TIEMANN died at Pittsburgh, on January 3, 1932, as a result of illness due to burns received on the preceding November 28.

He graduated from Columbia University in 1900, and in the following year became associated with the Carnegie Steel Co.; he was first stationed at the Homestead works and was later transferred to the Pittsburgh offices.

Mr. Tiemann was well known as the author of "Iron and Steel," a pocket encyclopaedia on the subject, a signed copy of which he presented to the Institute's library.

He joined the Iron and Steel Institute in 1912.


1932 Obituary [2]

HUGH TIEMANN died on January 4, 1932.

He was born in New York and graduated from Columbia University in 1900. A year later he joined the Carnegie Steel Co., and remained with this firm as Assistant Metallurgical Engineer until his death, being first stationed at the Homestead Works and then transferred to the City Office.

He was author of a book on " Iron and Steel and of numerous scientific papers. He was a member of the American Society for Testing Materials, the American Society for Steel Treating, the American Institution of Milling and Metallurgical Engineers, the Association of the American Steel Manufacturers, the Engineers Society of Western Pennsylvania, the Society of Automobile Engineers, and the Iron and Steel Institute.

Tiemann's varied interests are shown by the fact that he was a member of several athletic societies and also of the Philatelic Society of Pittsburgh and was also prominent in Masonry; at the time of his death he had just completed his service as Worshipful Master of Crescent Lodge, No. 576 and was to have been elected High Priest in December, Mr. Tiemann was elected a member of the Institute of Metals on December 31, 1912.


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