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Herman Arthur Poitras

Herman Arthur Poitras, American chemical engineer. Member Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, American Management Association, American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Commerce and Industry Association New York, Tau Beta Pi.; Club: Sea Pines Plantation. Patentee in field.

Background

  • Poitras, Herman Arthur was born on April 17, 1912 in Ware, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Arthur L. and Parmelia (Noreau) Poitras.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Ch.E., Tufts College, 1935. Student Columbia, 1943.

    Career

    • Allied Chemical & Dye Corporation, Edgewater, New Jersey, 1936-1942. Chief process engineer, project engineer Heyden Chemical Corporation, Garfield and Princeton, New Jersey, 1942-1945. Assistant department head Chas.

      Pfizer & Company, Inc., Brooklyn, 1945-1948. Superintendent Vigo Plant, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1948-1949, general production manager, 1949, vice president charge production, 1949-1970, director, 1950-1970. Consultant chemical manufacturing and chemical engineering, from 1970.

      Director Pfizer Foreign Trade Subsidiaries.

    Membership

    Member Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, American Management Association, American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Commerce and Industry Association New York, Tau Beta Pi. Club: Sea Pines Plantation. Patentee in field.

    Connections

    • Married Gertrude M. VanKampen, January 26, 1953. Children: Gail M., Robert H. With Barrett div.
    • father: Arthur L. Poitras
    • mother: Parmelia (Noreau) Poitras
    • spouse: Gertrude M. VanKampen
    • children: Gail M. Poitras
    • Robert H. With Barrett div Poitras
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    Died March 20, 1978
    (aged 65)
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