Philanthropists

Ernest and Roberta Scheller

Ernest Scheller, IM ‘52, is chairman emeritus of Silberline Manufacturing Co., based in Tamaqua, Penn., which his father founded in 1945. The first thing he did when...

Floyd Field

Floyd Field was born on December 19, 1873 in Salem, Oregon.  He graduated with one bachelor’s degree from Willamette University, a bachelor’s degree from Harvar...

Frank F. Groseclose

The Industrial Engineering department at Georgia Tech first appeared in 1934, as an offshoot of the the Mechanical Engineering department. Mainly due to the contribu...

Fred B. Wenn

After his service in World War I, Wenn worked for GE in Schenectady, N.Y., while completing his bachelor’s degree at NYU. He later received a master’s degree from Em...

Fuller E. Callaway Jr.

Born in LaGrange, Georgia, Fuller E. Callaway Jr. began his "career" at age 14 ½ (the Georgia minimum age at the time), as a coal stoker in the basement furnace room...

G. Wayne Clough

Gerald Wayne Clough (born September 24, 1941) is President Emeritus of the Georgia Institute of Technology and was the 12th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution,...

Gary F. Beringause

Sergeant Gary F. Beringause served the Georgia Tech community for 14 years. Beringause and Jim Luck, assistant athletic director at Georgia Tech and the sc...

George C. Griffin

Born in Savannah, Georgia in 1896, George C. Griffin studied at Georgia Tech from 1914 to 1918. He then signed up to serve in World War I, and returned to Georgia Te...

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