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J. William Luthy

J. William Luthy, Swiss chemical company executive. Member American, Swiss chemical societies, Columbia Grad.


  • Luthy, J. William was born on January 31, 1919 in Staefa, Switzerland. Son of Jakob and Anna (Amsler) Luthy.

  • Education

    • Diploma chemical engineering Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1944, Doctor of Science, 1947.


    • With Sandoz, Inc., 1948-1984, applications director chemical division, New York City, 1951-1959, technical manager dyes division, 1959-1984, executive vice president Sandoz, Inc., 1964-1984, president colors and chemicals division, 1968-1984, also director.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member American, Swiss chemical societies, Columbia Grad.


    • Married Margaret M. Marko, March 13, 1948. Children– Madeleine, Peter, Susan.
    • father: Jakob Luthy
    • mother: Anna (Amsler) Luthy
    • spouse: Margaret M. Marko
    • children: Madeleine Luthy
    • Peter Luthy
    • Susan Luthy
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    Born January 31, 1919