Pack of 100 Certificates - Buckeye Steel Castings Company founded by Great Grandfather of Jeb Bush and George W. Bush - 1930's - Price includes shipping cost in U.S.

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Beautifully engraved certificate from the Buckeye Steel Castings Company issued no later than 1939. This historic document was printed by the Columbus Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it. This item is hand signed by the Company's President and Secretary and is over 77 years old. The Buckeye Steel Castings Company was incorporated in 1894 as The Buckeye Malleable Iron & Coupler Company. They changed thie name in 1908. The company manufactured steel car couplers for trains, truck bodies, bolsters, truck fenders, yokes, etc. Their annual output at the time this certificate was issued was approximately 100,000 tons.
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Buckeye Steel Castings Company
The company was still in business until late 2002. At that time, they manufactured a wide range of casting sizes and shapes - including products for railroad, mass transit, industrial applications such as steel mills and earthmoving Samuel Prescott Bush (b. 1863. d. 1948) was the President of Buckeye Steel Castings from 1907 - 1927. His entire career had been in the railroad business--supplying equipment to the Wall Street-owned railroad systems. Samuel Prescott Bush, was a close adviser to President Hoover. Samuel Prescott Bush is the Grandfather of former President George Bush, the Father of Prescott S. Bush (Prescott S. Bush, was a senator and the tallest man in the Senate for many years) and the Great Grandfather of Jeb Bush and former President, George W. Bush.
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Buckeye Steel's history: 1881 Murray-Hayden - manufacturing malleable iron products 1883 Munsen Hayden - Murray sells to Munsen 1886 Buckeye Malleable Company In 1891 Buckeye Automatic Car Coupler Company formed using Buckeye Malleable Company's castings 1892 Frank Rockefeller ( John D. Rockefeller's brother ) becomes Shareholder 1894 Buckeye Malleable Iron and Coupler Company formed from the merger of Buckeye Malleable Company and Buckeye Automatic Car Coupler Company. 1902 Buckeye Malleable Iron and Coupler Company opens new "South Plant" 1903 Buckeye Steel Castings - South Plant renamed after steel production becomes the center of operations. 1905 Frank Rockefeller becomes President of Buckeye Steel 1908 Samuel Prescott Bush becomes President of Buckeye Steel 1917 Buckeye opens forge shop for WWI. 1937 A.H. Thomas becomes President of Buckeye Steel 1944 Buckeye begins making armor castings for WWII. 1947 Cushion Ride design begins testings. 1963 Equipment installed to produce cast iron soil pipe. 1964 Universal Hermann Moldmaster installation. 1965 30 ton electric furnace installed. 1967 Buckeye International created due to diversity of the company into plastics, microelectronics. 1980 Division of Worthington Industries 1999 Worthington sells Buckeye 2002 Buckeye Steel Castings closes down We donated a group of Buckeye Steel Castings Certificates to the Bush Family Library. Below is a copy of the letter we received from President Bush:
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Below is the family tree of former President George W. Bush and John Ellis "Jeb" Bush : Great Grand Parents Samuel Prescott Bush, b. Brick Church, N.J., 4 Oct. 1863, living Franklin Co., Ohio, 1920, d. Columbus, Ohio, 8 Feb. 1948 m. Columbus, Ohio, 20 June 1894 Flora Sheldon, b. Franklin Co., Ohio, 17 Mar. 1872, living with husband Franklin Co., Ohio, 1920, d. "Watch Hill", R.I., 4 Sept. 1920 Grand Parents Prescott Sheldon Bush, b. Columbus, Ohio, 15 May 1895, living in St. Louis, Mo., in 1920, U.S. Senator from 1952 to 1963, d. New York, N.Y., 8 Oct. 1972 m. Kennebunkport, Maine, 6 Aug. 1921 Dorothy Walker, b. near Walker's Point, York Co., Me., 1 July 1901, living with parents St. Louis, Mo., 1920, d. Greenwich, Conn., 19 Nov. 1992 Parents George Herbert Walker Bush, b. Milton, Mass., 12 June 1924, U.S. Vice President from 1981 to 1989, U.S. President from 1989 to 1993 m. Rye, N.Y., 6 Jan. 1945 Barbara Pierce, b. Rye, N.Y., 8 June 1925 George Walker Bush, b. New Haven, Conn., 6 July 1946, Governor of Texas, m. Glass Memorial Chapel, First United Memorial Church, Midland, Texas, 5 Nov. 1977, Laura Welch, b. Midland, Texas, 4 Nov. 1946, dau. of Harold Bruce Welch and Jenna Louise Hawkins John Ellis "Jeb" Bush (born February 11, 1953) served as the 43rd Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. He is the second son of former President George H. W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush, and is the younger brother of former President George W. Bush. Jeb Bush is the only Republican, and the third person of any party, to serve two full four-year terms as Governor of Florida. Buckeye Steel's history: 1881 Murray-Hayden - manufacturing malleable iron products 1883 Munsen Hayden - Murray sells to Munsen 1886 Buckeye Malleable Company In 1891 Buckeye Automatic Car Coupler Company formed using Buckeye Malleable Company's castings 1894 Buckeye Malleable Iron and Coupler Company formed from the merger of Buckeye Malleable Company and Buckeye Automatic Car Coupler Company. 1902 Buckeye Malleable Iron and Coupler Company opens new "South Plant" 1903 Buckeye Steel Castings - South Plant renamed after steel production becomes the center of operations. 1917 Buckeye opens forge shop for WWI. 1944 Buckeye begins making armor castings for WWII. 1947 Cushion Ride design begins testings. 1963 Equipment installed to produce cast iron soil pipe. 1964 Universal Hermann Moldmaster installation. 1965 30 ton electric furnace installed. 1967 Buckeye International created due to diversity of the company into plastics, microelectronics. 1980 Division of Worthington Industries 1999 Worthington sells Buckeye 2002 Buckeye Steel filed for bankruptcy reorganization Dec. 20,2002 This is an extraordinary and historic item.