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Bitzer, Arthur G., Jr.

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1919-11-02 - 2009-02-26

Biographical Information

Arthur G. Bitzer was a member of the Purdue University Class of 1942. Arthur "Art" G. Bitzer, Jr. received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Originally from River Forest, Illinois, he was a member of Phi Kappa Tau and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Arthur was a WWII veteran who served in the U.S. Navy. He was the founder and former owner of Bitzer Products Co. of Broadview, Illinois. Arthur married Roberta Miriam Craig (BSHE 1943) on February 6, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois. Together they had two children, Nancy (Bitzer) Sturgeon and John Craig Bitzer (BSME 1970). Arthur passed away February 26, 2009.

Citation

Obituary, Chicago Tribune. March 5, 2009. https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2009-03-05-0903041123-story.html

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Arthur and Roberta Bitzer papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 17
Identifier: MSA 259
Scope and Contents The Arthur and Roberta Bitzer photographs, schedule card and buttons are from the Bitzer's time as students at Purdue University. Types of materials include: black and white photographs of campus scenes and student life, a schedule card and buttons.
Dates: 1937 - 1942