Zalozetsky-Sas, Roman

Zalozetsky-Sas, Roman [Залозецький-Сас, Роман; Zalozec'kyj-Sas], 29 March 1861 in Bolekhiv, Galicia, d 6 October 1918 in Vienna. Engineer and civic leader; full member of the Shevchenko Scientific Society, son of Vasyl Zalozetsky-Sas, father of Volodymyr R. Zalozetsky-Sas. He completed his university studies in Lviv, Vienna, and Zurich and served as a professor at the Lviv Polytechnical Institute. He was president of the Silskyi Hospodar society, a founder and director of the Prosvita society’s Commercial School in Lviv (1911–15), and a member of the Galician Diet (1913–15). In 1915 he was appointed councillor at the Ministry of Public Works in Vienna. He served as an agent of French and British oil companies and was granted the honorary title of British consul for Lviv in 1904. His publications dealt with technological questions, particularly of the petroleum industry, and economic problems.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]

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