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Howard George Wascher

Howard George Wascher, business executive.


  • Wascher, Howard George was born on November 5, 1885 in Frackville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Howard and Anna Elizabeth (Sanner) Wascher.

  • Education

    • Student Bucknell U., 1903, Lehigh University, 1904-1908.


    • To plant engineer Corn Products Refining Company, 1908, plant engineer, Pekin, Illinois, 1912-1920, in charge of construction and operation of affiliated plants in Europe, 1920-1940, in charge of foreign operations from New York, 1940-1948, director, since 1940, vice president, 1944-1947, executive vice president, 1947-1951, chairman of the executive committee, since 1951. Chairman of the Board Bedford Construction Company, since 1952. President Corn Industries Research Foundation, since 1953.

      Director Canada Starch Limited company, Montreal, Bedford Construction Company, Chicago, Refinacoes de Milho, São. Paulo Brazil. Trustee Whitehall Foundation Home: 201 E. Palisade Avenue, Englewood, New Jersey Office: 17 Battery Place, New York City 4.


    • Married Ida May Richards, September 24, 1913. Children: Richard Paul, Howard Charles, Robert George, Elizabeth E. Began as draftsman and assistant.
    • father: Charles Howard Wascher
    • mother: Anna Elizabeth (Sanner) Wascher
    • spouse: Ida May Richards
    • children: Richard Paul Wascher
    • Howard Charles Wascher
    • Robert George Wascher
    • Elizabeth E. Began as draftsman and assistant Wascher
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    Died October 23, 1964
    (aged 78)