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J. David Porthouse

J. David Porthouse, investor, small business owner. Member of American Chemical Society.

Background

  • Porthouse, J. David was born on August 1, 1938 in Ravenna, Ohio, United States. Son of Cyril R. and Roberta (Diehl) Porthouse.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1960. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1962. Master of Business Administration in Corporation Financial and Marketing, Ohio State University, 1963.

    Career

    • Principal Champion Boats Inc., Fred Arbogast Company, Akron, Ohio. Board directors Mark Twain National Bank, St. Louis. With Monsanto Company, 1963—1970, Carboline Company, St. Louis, 1970—1978.

      Chief Executive Officer, 1982. President, 1981, Porthouse Foundation, Akron, since 1981.

    Membership

    Member of American Chemical Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, hunting, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Jacqueline Spencer, June 15, 1963. Children: David R., Diane D.
    • father: Cyril R. Porthouse
    • mother: Roberta (Diehl) Porthouse
    • spouse: Jacqueline Spencer
    • children: David R. Porthouse
    • Diane D. Porthouse
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    Born August 1, 1938
    • 1960
      Purdue University
    • 1962
      Ohio State University
    • 1963
      Ohio State University
    • 1963 - 1970
      with Monsanto Company
    • 1970 - 1978
      with Monsanto Company
    • 1981
      president
      Akron, Ohio, United States
    • 1981
      president
    • 1982
      Chief Executive Officer
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