Award Winners John Fritz Medal Winners List

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List of John Fritz Medal winners from every year the award has been given out. All John Fritz Medal winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the John Fritz Medal award are listed along with photos for every John Fritz Medal winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the John Fritz Medal award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the John Fritz Medal are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of John Fritz Medal winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of John Fritz Medal winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known John Fritz Medal winners of all time. Anybody who won the John Fritz Medal usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the John Fritz Medal-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the John Fritz Medal, so most of the famous John Fritz Medal winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won John Fritz Medal?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. The list you're viewing has a variety of items in it, like Frederick R. Kappel and Ralph B. Beck. (94 items)

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Alexander Graham Bell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Alexander Graham Bell was an eminent Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone. Bell's father, grandfather, and ...more

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Alfred Nobel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Alfred Bernhard Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer. He was the inventor of dynamite. Nobel also owned Bofors, which he had redirected from its previous ...more

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Ambrose Swasey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Ambrose Swasey was an American mechanical engineer, inventor, entrepreneur, manager, astronomer, and philanthropist. With Worcester R. Warner he co-founded the Warner & Swasey Company.

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Arthur E. Humphrey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Arthur E. Humphrey

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Arthur Newell Talbot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Arthur Newell Talbot Arthur Newell Talbot was an American civil engineer. He made many contributions to several engineering fields including structures, sewage management, and education. He is considered to be a ...more

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Ben Moreell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Admiral Ben Moreell was the chief of the U.S. Navy's Bureau of Yards and Docks and of the Civil Engineer Corps. Best known to the American public as the Father of the Navy's Seabees, Moreell's ...more

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Benjamin Franklin Fairless is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Benjamin Franklin Fairless Benjamin Franklin Fairless was an American steel company executive. He was president of a wide range of steel companies during a turbulent and formative period in the American steel industry. ...more

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Charles F. Kettering is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Charles Franklin Kettering was an American inventor, engineer, businessman, and the holder of 186 patents. He was a founder of Delco, and was head of research at General Motors from 1920 to ...more

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Charles Mengel Allen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Charles Mengel Allen was a United States federal judge. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Allen received a B.A. from Yale University in 1941 and an LL.B. from the University of Louisville School of ...more

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Charles P. E. Schneider is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Charles P. E. Schneider

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Charles Talbot Porter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Charles Talbot Porter

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Clarence Floyd Hirshfeld is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Clarence Floyd Hirshfeld

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Claude Shannon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Claude Elwood Shannon was an American mathematician, electronic engineer, and cryptographer known as "the father of information theory". Shannon is famous for having founded ...more

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Crawford Greenewalt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Crawford Greenewalt Crawford Hallock Greenewalt was an American chemical engineer who served as president of the DuPont Company from 1948 to 1962 and as board chairman from 1962 to 1967.

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Daniel C. Drucker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Daniel Charles Drucker was an authority on the theory of plasticity in the field of applied mechanics. He was awarded the Timoshenko Medal in 1983. Drucker taught at Brown University from 1946 ...more

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Daniel C. Jackling is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Daniel C. Jackling Daniel Cowan Jackling, was an American mining and metallurgical engineer who pioneered the exploitation of low-grade porphyry copper ores at the Bingham Canyon Mine, Utah.

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David Packard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
David Packard was a co-founder, with William Hewlett, of Hewlett-Packard, serving as president, CEO, and Chairman of the Board. He served as U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense from 1969–1971 ...more

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David W. Taylor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Rear Admiral David Watson Taylor, USN was a naval architect and engineer of the United States Navy. He served during World War I as Chief Constructor of the Navy, and Chief of the Bureau of ...more

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Edward Dean Adams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Edward Dean Adams

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Elihu Thomson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Elihu Thomson was an English engineer and inventor who was instrumental in the founding of major electrical companies in the United States, the United Kingdom and France.

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Elmer Ambrose Sperry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Elmer Ambrose Sperry, Sr. was an American inventor and entrepreneur, most famous as co-inventor, with Herman Anschütz-Kaempfe of the gyrocompass. His compasses and stabilizers were adopted ...more

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Ervin George Bailey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Ervin George Bailey

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Everette Lee DeGolyer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Everette Lee DeGolyer Everette Lee DeGolyer, was a prominent oilman, geophysicist and philanthropist in Dallas. He was known as "the founder of applied geophysics in the petroleum industry", as "the ...more

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Frank B. Jewett is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Frank Baldwin Jewett was a physicist and the first president of Bell Labs. He graduated from the Throop Institute of Technology in 1898, and received the doctoral degree in physics in 1902 from ...more

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Frank J. Sprague is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Frank Julian Sprague was an American naval officer and inventor who contributed to the development of the electric motor, electric railways, and electric elevators. His contributions were ...more

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Frederick R. Kappel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Frederick R. Kappel

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Fritz John is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Fritz John was a German-born mathematician specialising in partial differential equations and ill-posed problems. His early work was on the Radon transform and he is remembered for John's

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George H. Heilmeier is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
George Harry Heilmeier was an American engineer, manager, and a pioneering contributor to liquid crystal displays, for which he was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Heilmeier's ...more

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George N. Hatsopoulos is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
George Nicholas Hatsopoulos is a Greek American mechanical engineer noted for his work in thermodynamics. Hatsopoulos was born in Athens, Greece in 1927 and is linked to the family of the former ...more

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George R. Brown is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
George R. Brown George Rufus Brown was a prominent Houstonian entrepreneur. Brown led Brown & Root Inc. to become one of the largest construction companies in the world and helped to foster the political ...more

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George Washington Goethals is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
George Washington Goethals was a United States Army officer and civil engineer, best known for his administration and supervision of the construction and the opening of the Panama Canal. The ...more

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George Westinghouse is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
George Westinghouse, Jr. was an American entrepreneur and engineer who invented the railway air brake and was a pioneer of the electrical industry, gaining his first patent at the age of 22. ...more

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Glenn B. Warren is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Glenn B. Warren

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Gordon A. Cain is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Gordon A. Cain

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Gordon Moore is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Gordon Earle Moore is an American businessman and co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of Intel Corporation and the author of Moore's law. As of January 2015, his net worth is $6.7 billion.

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Guglielmo Marconi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer, known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi's ...more

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Gwilyn A. Price is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Gwilyn A. Price

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H. I. Romnes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
H. I. Romnes

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Harry Alonzo Winne is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Harry Alonzo Winne

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Henry Marion Howe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Henry Marion Howe Henry Marion Howe was an American metallurgist, the son of Samuel Gridley Howe and Julia Ward Howe. Howe attended the Boston Latin School, class of 1865, then Harvard College, class of 1869. In ...more

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Herbert Hoover is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Herbert Clark Hoover was the 31st President of the United States. He was a professional mining engineer, and was raised as a Quaker. A Republican, Hoover served as head of the U.S. Food ...more

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Hoyt C. Hottel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Hoyt C. Hottel Hoyt Clarke Hottel was a professor in the department of Chemical Engineering at MIT. He was an expert on energy, radiant heat transfer, fire, fuels and combustion. In 1984, he wrote the often ...more

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Hugh Latimer Dryden is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Hugh Latimer Dryden was an American aeronautical scientist and civil servant. He served as NASA Deputy Administrator from August 19, 1958 until his death.

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Hunter Rouse is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Hunter Rouse Hunter Rouse was a hydraulician known for his research on the mechanics of fluid turbulence. Rouse was a faculty member at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, from 1929 until ...more

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Ian MacGregor is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Ian MacGregor Sir Ian Kinloch MacGregor, KBE was a Scottish-American metallurgist and industrialist, most famous in the UK for his controversial tenure at British Steel and his conduct during the 1984–85 ...more

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Igor Sikorsky is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky, was a Russian American aviation pioneer in both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. He designed and flew the world's first multi-engine fixed-wing aircraft, the Russky ...more

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Ivan A. Getting is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Ivan Alexander Getting was an American physicist and electrical engineer, credited with the development of the Global Positioning System. He was the co-leader of the research group which ...more

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J. Waldo Smith is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
J. Waldo Smith

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James Douglas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
James Douglas was a Canadian born mining engineer and businessman who introduced a number of metallurgical innovations in copper mining and amassed a fortune through the copper mining industry ...more

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John Edson Sweet is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
John Edson Sweet