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Sauveur, Albert

Bruce E. Seely

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.1301461

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Sauveur, Albert (21 June 1863–26 January 1939), metallurgist and university professor, was born in Louvain, Belgium, the son of Lambert Sauveur and Hortense Franquin. His father was a professor of Latin and Greek at the University of Louvain and authored several books. His parents immigrated to the United States in the 1880s, but Albert joined them only after completing his studies at Athénée Royale in Belgium and the École des Mines in Liege (1881–1886). He then enrolled as an advanced student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, wrote a thesis on copper smelting, and graduated in 1889 with a degree in mining and metallurgy. In 1891 he married Mary Prince Jones of Spencer, Massachusetts; they had three children....

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Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion ; Science and Mathematics ; Education

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