CALDER, A. RUSSELL, superintendent of the manufacture of special steel in the open hearth department, Pennsylvania Steel Company, was born in Shippensburg, Pa., March 14, 1858. He is a son of Rev. James and Ellen C. (Winebrenner) Calder. He was brought up in Harrisburg and educated in the public schools; he was graduated in the Pennsylvania State College in 1877, after which he took a post graduate course in science in the same institution. For five years he was foreman in the wheel department of the Harrisburg Car Manufacturing Company. In 1883 he came to Steelton and entered the employ of the Pennsylvania Steel Company, Basic Bessemer department. In 1889 he was superintendent of the open hearth department. Since that year he has been superintendent of the manufacture of special steels. Mr. Calder is a stockholder in the Harrisburg Trust Company. His politics are Republican. He was married, in 1889, to Miss M. Alice, daughter of A. R. Hess, of Steelton. He is a trustee of the Free Will Baptist church, Fourth and State streets, Harrisburg, and a director of the Steelton Y. M. C. A.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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