St. Catherine Hospital History

St. Catherine Hospital 80th Anniversary

Manufacturers Association

The hospital committee formed by the Manufacturers Association, under the leadership of Colonel Walter J. Riley included: Chairman, C.H. True, Vice-President of the Superheater Company; D.P. Thompson, Assistant to the President of Inland Steel; F.A. Lorenz, Jr., Works Manager of American Steel Foundries. A total of $465,000 was pledged from the following companies:

  • American Steel Foundries - currently operating locally as ASF Keystone
  • Calumet Foundry and Machine Company
  • Champion Rivet Company
  • Edward Valve and Manufacturing Company
  • Gary Street Railways - currently operating locally as Gary Public Transportation
  • General American Tank Car Corporation
  • Grasselli Chemical Company
  • Graver Corporation
  • Green Engineering Company
  • Harbison-Walker Refractories Company
  • Hubbard Steel Foundry Company
  • Hyman-Michaels Company
  • Inland Steel Company - currently operating locally as ArcelorMittal International Lead Refining Company - currently operating locally as Hammond Group
  • Interstate Iron and Steel Company
  • O.F. Jordan Company
  • Linde Air Products Company
  • Metal and Thermit Corporation
  • Northern Indiana Public Service Company - currently operating locally as NIPSCO
  • Sinclair Refining Company
  • Shore Line Motor Coach Company - currently operating locally as Greyhound
  • Standard Forgings Company
  • Standard Oil Company - currently operating locally as BP
  • The Superheater Company
  • Universal Portland Cement Company
  • U.S.S. Lead Refinery, Inc.
  • U.S. Reduction Company
  • Yougstown Sheet & Tube Company - currently operating locally as ArcelorMittal