LUDWIG WILHELM STETTNER
Ludwig Wilhelm Stettner, chairman and president of Victor Equipment Company, was born in Lowensteinm, Germany, September 1, 1887; the son of Wilhelm Ludwig and Wilhelmina (Sinzig) Stettner.
His early education was obtained in a country school. Then at fourteen years of age he was apprenticed to a trade school.
Mr.Stettner organized the Victor Oxy-Acetylene Equipment Company and was, first, superintendent, then chief engineer and vice president until 1928, at which time he became president of Victor Welding Equipment Company. In 1931 the latter company was reorganized to form the Victor Equipment Company, San Francisco, California (merging with Kimball Krogh Pump Company), of which he serves as chairman and president.
Mr. Stettner married Martha Segar on March 27, 1915. Their home is at 179 Estates Drive, Piedmont, California.
Offices: 844 Folsom Street, San Francisco, California.
Transcribed By: Cecelia M. Setty.
Source: “Eminent Californians 1953”, by Lee E. Johnson & C. W. Taylor. Page 140, C. W. Taylor Publ., Palo Alto, California, 1953.
© 2013 Cecelia M. Setty.