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Gordon H. Johnson

By Eileen De Guire / January 3, 2013

Gordon H. Johnson was senior research engineer for the Ferro Corp. Johnson received his undergraduate training in ceramic engineering from the University of Illimois and his graduate training for Pennsylvania State University. Johnson joined The American Ceramic Society in 1943 and was named a Fellow of the Society in 1968. He was a member of…

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James Dean Welterlen, 1929-2010

By / September 14, 2010

“The Word Was Serendipity” James Dean Welterlen was born on Oct. 10, 1929 to Arthur Leonard and Esther Augusta Welterlen in Edgewood, Iowa. His birth preceded the stock market crash by two weeks and the beginning of the great depression. Despite that, he had an uneventful childhood in this small Middle Western town. He loved…

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