Frank Newman Speller

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Frank Newman Speller
Born January 1, 1875
Canada
Died January 1, 1968
Residence United States
Nationality US
Fields Metallurgical engineer
Institutions National Tube Company
Alma mater University of Toronto
Known for Corrosion and metallurgy
Notable awards Longstreth Medal (1927)
American Iron and Steel Institute Medal (1931)
Max Hecht Award (1960)
Notes
He is the grandfather of the organist Frank Newman Speller III.

Frank Newman Speller, Sr (January 1, 1875 – January 1, 1968) was a Canadian born American metallurgical engineer notable for his pioneering text on corrosion in 1926. For his service to the field he won the Longstreth Medal (1927), American Iron and Steel Institute Medal and the Max Hecht Award (1960).

The Frank Newman Speller Award was named in his honor.

Books by Speller[edit]

  • Frank Newman Speller, Corrosion, Causes and Prevention - an engineering problem, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York, 1926, LCCN: 26010656.

References[edit]

  • Am. Iron Steel Inst. Yearbook, pp. 48–79, 1948
  • Am. Iron Steel Inst. Yearbook, p. 48, 1953
  • Who's Who in Engineering 1948

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