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Keller, John F.


Biographical Information

Mr. Keller was trained in the mysteries of steel treating from a blacksmith, and was one of the recognized authorities. He was a man who had many years of active experience at the forge before taking up his technical studies, so that he possessed both a practical and a theoretical knowledge of the subject. He was professor of forging at Purdue University for fifteen years. He was a past president of the Steel Treating Research Society, and became president of the Louis Institute of Chicago.


American Society for Steel Treating. Transactions of the American Society for Steel Treating (Volume 2) online. (page 73). Retrieved October 26, 2009 from:

Board of Trustees minutes, 1922 Jun. 01, page 7.

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John F. Keller papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 26, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSF 204
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder containing articles by John Keller.
Dates: 1917