Robert Crooks Stanley
Robert Crooks Stanley, mine executive, metallurgist, (b at Little Falls, NY 1 Aug 1876; d at Dongan Hills, Staten Island, NY 12 Feb 1951). Stanley joined International Nickel in 1902 and was president 1922-49. He was responsible for the development of monel metal, a nickel-copper alloy, and promoted peacetime commercial applications for Inco's NICKEL, which prior to 1919 had been used primarily in armament production. In the late 1920s he played a major role in the merger of Inco and the Mond Nickel Company.