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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John Frank Stevens is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
John Frank Stevens John Frank Stevens was an American engineer who built the Great Northern Railway in the United States and was chief engineer on the Panama Canal between 1905 and 1907.

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John J. Carty is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
John J. Carty John Joseph Carty was an American electrical engineer and a major contributor to the development of telephone wires and related technology. He was a recipient of the Edison Medal. As Chief ...more

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John L. Savage is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
John L. Savage John Lucian Savage was an American civil engineer. Among the 60 major dams he supervised the designs for, he is best known for the Hoover Dam, Shasta Dam, Parker Dam and Grand Coulee Dam in the ...more

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John R. Suman is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
John R. Suman

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John Ripley Freeman is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
John Ripley Freeman John Ripley Freeman was an American civil and hydraulic engineer. Freeman was born in West Bridgton, Maine and received his undergraduate degree from MIT in 1876. He is noted for his efforts to ...more

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Kenneth A. Roe is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Kenneth A. Roe

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Leslie E. Robertson is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Leslie E. Robertson Leslie Earl Robertson was one of the structural engineers of the World Trade Center in New York and was responsible for the design of the buildings' sway-reduction features. He has since been ...more

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Lewis Warrington Chubb is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Lewis Warrington Chubb

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Lucius D. Clay is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Lucius D. Clay General Lucius Dubignon Clay was an American officer and military governor of the United States Army known for his administration of occupied Germany after World War II. Clay was deputy to ...more

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Lyman Wilber is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Lyman Wilber

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Lynn S. Beedle is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Lynn S. Beedle Dr. Lynn S. Beedle was an American structural engineer, the founder and the director of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, notable also for his design and building of skyscrapers. ...more

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Manson Benedict is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Manson Benedict Manson Benedict was an American nuclear engineer and a professor of nuclear engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From 1958 to 1968, he was the chairman of the advisory ...more

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Mervin J. Kelly is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Mervin J. Kelly

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Michael Lawrence Haider is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Michael Lawrence Haider Michael Lawrence Haider was a noted American petroleum engineer, business executive, and a founder of the National Academy of Engineering. He was chairman of Exxon Corporation from 1965-1969.

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Nathan M. Newmark is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Nathan M. Newmark Nathan Mortimore Newmark was an American structural engineer and academic, who is widely considered as one of the founding fathers of Earthquake Engineering. He was awarded the National Medal of ...more

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Orville Wright is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List

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Patrick E. Haggerty is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Patrick E. Haggerty Patrick Eugene Haggerty was an American engineer and businessman. He was a co-founder and former president and chairman of Texas Instruments, Incorporated. Haggerty is most responsible for ...more

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Paul Dyer Merica is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Paul Dyer Merica

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Philip Sporn is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Philip Sporn Philip Sporn was an Austrian electrical engineer known for his work as the president and chief executive officer of the American Gas and Electric Company. He received the IEEE Edison Medal for ...more

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Ralph B. Beck is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Ralph B. Beck

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Ralph Budd is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Ralph Budd Ralph Budd was an American railroad executive.

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Ralph Landau is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Ralph Landau Ralph Landau was a chemical engineer and entrepreneur active in the chemical and petrochemical industries. He is considered one of the top fifty foundational chemical engineers of the first half ...more

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Ralph Modjeski is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Ralph Modjeski Ralph Modjeski was a Polish civil engineer who achieved prominence as a pre-eminent bridge designer in the United States.

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Robert G. Heitz is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Robert G. Heitz

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Robert Hadfield is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Robert Hadfield Sir Robert Abbott Hadfield, 1st Baronet FRS was an English metallurgist, noted for his 1882 discovery of manganese steel, one of the first steel alloys. He also invented silicon steel, initially ...more

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Robert Noyce is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Robert Noyce Robert Norton Noyce, nicknamed "the Mayor of Silicon Valley," co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957 and Intel Corporation in 1968. He is also credited with the realization of the ...more

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Robert W. Hunt is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Robert W. Hunt Robert Woolston Hunt was an American metallurgical engineer.

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Serge Gratch is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Serge Gratch

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Simon Ramo is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Simon Ramo Simon "Si" Ramo is an American physicist, engineer, business leader and author. He led development of microwave and missile technology and is sometimes known as the father of the ...more

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T. Louis Austin, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
T. Louis Austin, Jr.

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Theodore von Kármán is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Theodore von Kármán Theodore von Kármán was a Hungarian-American mathematician, aerospace engineer and physicist who was active primarily in the fields of aeronautics and astronautics. He is ...more

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Thomas Edison is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a ...more

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Thomas O. Paine is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Thomas O. Paine Thomas Otten Paine, an American scientist and advocate of Space exploration, was the third Administrator of NASA, serving from March 21, 1969 to September 15, 1970. During his administration at ...more

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Vannevar Bush is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Vannevar Bush Vannevar Bush was an American engineer, inventor and science administrator, who during World War II headed the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development, through which almost all ...more

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Walker Lee Cisler is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Walker Lee Cisler Walker Lee Cisler was a noted American engineer, business executive, and a founding member of the National Academy of Engineering.

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Walter H. Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Walter H. Aldridge

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Warren K. Lewis is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Warren K. Lewis Warren Kendall Lewis was an MIT professor who has been called the father of modern chemical engineering. He co-authored an early major textbook on the subject which essentially introduced the ...more

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William Embry Wrather is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
William Embry Wrather William Embry Wrather was an American geologist.

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William F. Durand is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
William F. Durand William Frederick Durand was a United States naval officer and pioneer mechanical engineer. He contributed significantly to the development of aircraft propellers. He was the first civilian ...more

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William Henry White is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
William Henry White Sir William Henry White was a prolific British warship designer and Chief Constructor at the Admiralty. He was born in Devonport and became an apprentice at the naval dockyard there in 1859. In ...more

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William Thomson, 1st Baron Kel... is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin OM GCVO PC PRS PRSE was a British mathematical physicist and engineer who was born in Belfast in 1824. At the University of Glasgow he did important work in the ...more

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William Webster is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
William Webster

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Willis R. Whitney is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Willis R. Whitney Willis Rodney Whitney was an American chemist and founder of the research laboratory of the General Electric Company.

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Zay Jeffries is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list John Fritz Medal Winners List
Zay Jeffries