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Krieger, Carl George, 1905-1979


Biographical Note

Carl George Krieger (1905-1979) was a gas engine specialist and a pioneer in the development of the high-compression tractor. Krieger worked in the management structure of Ethyl Gasoline Corporation (1927-1969); was director of the Farm Equipment and Machinery Division of the War Production Board (WPB); was a special assistant to the WPB's chairman during World War II; and served as chairman of the Agricultural Development Committee of the American Petroleum Institute in the post-war years. A native of Portsmouth, Virginia, hew as the first agricultural engineering graduate at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1926.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Carl George Krieger Papers

Identifier: Ms-1982-013

The collection contains correspondence, speeches, notebooks, photographs, recordings, and clippings relating to the areas of agriculture, gas, oil, tractors, air and water pollution, waste treatment, and public relations.

Dates: 1930 - 1967