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Hugh William Field

Hugh William Field, American chemical engineer. Member American Petroleum Institute, American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, American Society for Testing Materials, Institute Petroleum, Alpha Chi Sigma, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

  • Field, Hugh William was born on August 21, 1906 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Frederick Hugh and Sadie (Ehrich) Field.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1928. Doctor of Science, (honorary), Drexel Institute of Technology, 1952.

    Career

    • Junior engineer Atlantic Refining Company, Philadelphia, 1928-1930, assistant engineer, 1930-1935, senior engineer, 1935-1938, supervising engineer, 1938-1940, assistant manager research and development department, 1940-1947, general manager department since 1947, director since 1946. Vice president since 1949. Petroleum consultant, Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, since 1959.

    Membership

    Member American Petroleum Institute, American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, American Society for Testing Materials, Institute Petroleum, Alpha Chi Sigma, Tau Beta Pi. Clubs: Union League of Philadelphia, Exchange.

    Connections

    • Married Mildred Mosser, August 2, 1930. Children: Frederick Hugh, Patricia.
    • father: Frederick Hugh Field
    • mother: Sadie (Ehrich) Field
    • spouse: Mildred Mosser
    • children: Frederick Hugh Field
    • Patricia Field
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    Died August 28, 1960
    (aged 54)
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