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Leslie George Jenness

Leslie George Jenness, American chemical engineer, executive. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Institute Chemists, New York Academy Sciences, American Oil Chemists Society, Sigma Xi, Alpha Chi Sigma.

Background

  • Jenness, Leslie George was born on August 12, 1898 in Danbury, New Hampshire, United States. Son of George Burns and Vina (Bean) Jenness.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, N.H. U., 1920. Master of Sciences, University Maine, 1924. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1930.

    Career

    • Technology director Intermetal Corporation, 1932-1941. Div. head Linde Air Products Company, 1941-1947. Director research HumKo Company, 1947-1950.

      Assistant to president in charge research Kennecott Copper Corporation, 1950-1951. Director research 1951-1952, vice president, 1952-1963. Director Quebec Iron & Titanium, Quebec, Columbiun Ltd.

      Civilian with Manhattan district Atomic Energy Commission, during World World War World War II.

    Membership

    Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Institute Chemists, New York Academy Sciences, American Oil Chemists Society, Sigma Xi, Alpha Chi Sigma. Clubs: Pinnacle Chemists (New York City). Holder patents.

    Connections

    • Married Betty Hooks, June 29, 1926.
    • father: George Burns Jenness
    • mother: Vina (Bean) Jenness
    • spouse: Betty Hooks
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    Died July 2, 1968
    (aged 69)
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