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.