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Bechtel, Stephen Davison Sr. (Steve)

Born: 1900 AD
Died: 1989 AD, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Businessmen


1900 - Born on the 24th of September.

1919 - Attended the University of California. Berkeley for one year to work for his father's company full time.

1925 - He became Vice-President of Bechtel.

1933 - Became president of Bechtel Corporation when Warren Bechtel died suddenly while traveling abroad.

1954 - Stephen was awarded an honorary degree in Agricultural Science by UC Berkeley.

1960-1973 - Stephen became the President of Bechtel Corp.

1980 - Completed construction of the Bechtel Engineering Center, which was named in his honor.

1989 - Died on 14th of March and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland, California.


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