Charles D. Cronenworth
Charles Cronenworth earned his
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with honor from MTU in 1944.
After graduation and serving in World War II, he was a research
design engineer with Chrysler Corp. in Detroit. In 1947, he
joined the Diamond Crystal Salt Co. as a design draftsman.
He held a number of managerial positions before being promoted
to assistant chief engineer in 1956. In October 1975, he was
elected to the position as the president and CEO. While at
Tech he was an active member of Tau Beta Pi, Blue Key, Tau
Nu Tau, Theta Tau, Keweenawan staff, track team, Varsity hockey
team, served as a junior class officer, and was listed in
Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. He is a member
of the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers, National
Society of Professional Engineers, Engineering Society of
Detroit, American Management Association, Michigan Mineral
Well Advisory Board, Salt Institute, Solution Mining Research
Institute, St. Clair Children’s Recreation Committee,
and the St. Clair Rotary Club, the Presidents Club and a former
mayor of the City of St. Clair.