HERBERT EDWARD FIELD, WHEELING
From: West Virginians
Published by The West Virginia Biographical Association, 1928
Submitted by Linda Fluharty.
Herbert Edwin Field, president and general manager of the Wheeling Mold & Foundry Company, was born in Worchester, Massachusetts, and educated in the Worchester public schools and Worchester Poly- technic Institute.
He started his business career as a chemist with the Builders Iron Foundry at Providence, Rhode Island, and remained with that concern from 1895 until 1899. He was metallurgist with the Farrel Foundry & Machine Company at Ansonia, Connecticut, from 1899 until 1904, and from 1904 until 1914 was manager of the Foundry Department of Mackintosh, Hemphill & Company, Pittsburgh. He has been president and general manager of the Wheeling Mold & Foundry Company from 1914 to date, and during the World War was Associate Sectional Chief of the War Industries Board.
Mr. Field is a Republican, and a member of the American Society of Mining Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Chemical Society, The Engineers Club of New York, the Duquesne Club and the Pittsburgh Athletic Association, Pittsburgh, the Edgeworth Club, Sewickley, Pennsylvania, and the Fort Henry Club and the Wheeling Country Club, Wheeling.