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John Phillip Hedgecock

John Phillip Hedgecock, American chemical engineer, government agency official. Recipient Exemplary Civilian Service award United States Army, 1972; Commendable Service award Food and Drug Administration, 1981. Registered professional engineer, Arkansas, Texas; licensed private pilot.


  • Hedgecock, John Phillip was born on November 6, 1933 in North Little Rock, Arkansas, United States. Son of Charles Arthur and Bessie Louise (Stevens) Hedgecock.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Arkansas, 1960.


    • Chemical engineer Stauffer Chemical Company, Houston, 1960-1964. Chemical engineer Pine Bluff (Arkansas) Arsenal, 1965-1972. Chemical engineer National Center Toxicological Research, Jefferson, Arkansas, since 1972.


    • Contributor articles to sports magazines.


    Served with United States Navy, 1953-1955. Member United States Judo Association (life). Club: River City Rugby (president 1978-1979), Twin City Rugby (president 1980).


    • Married Ila Trene Kelley, January 24, 1959. Children– Kelley Leigh, John Keith, Cathryn Anne, Eric Andrew.
    • father: Charles Arthur Hedgecock
    • mother: Bessie Louise (Stevens) Hedgecock
    • spouse: Ila Trene Kelley
    • children: Kelley Leigh Hedgecock
    • John Keith Hedgecock
    • Cathryn Anne Hedgecock
    • Eric Andrew Hedgecock
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