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Jack Gert Lowenstein

Jack Gert Lowenstein, American chemical company executive. Registered professional engineer, New York, Maryland. Recipient Winship award American Electrochemical Society, 1950.


  • Lowenstein, Jack Gert was born on March 19, 1927 in Frankfurt, Germany. Came to the United States, 1938. Son of Louis L. and Elsa Betty (Ziegelstein) Lowenstein.

  • Education

    • Butyrylcholinesterase, Pratt Institute, 1950. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Maryland, 1958.


    • Assistant product manager General Gummed Products, Inc., Forest Hills, New York, 1950-1951. Chemical engineer Army Chemical Center, Edgewood, Maryland, 1951-1956. Research engineer organic division Federal Maritime Commission Corporation, Baltimore, 1956-1964, process evaluator inorganic division Princeton, New Jersey, 1964-1966, assistant director research and development inorganic division Carteret, 1966-1972, assistant director research and development agricultural division Princeton, 1972-1976, technical director agricultural division Philadelphia, 1976-1980, technical director chemical technical Princeton, 1980-1984, director administration chemical Research and Development center, 1984-1990, manager public affairs, since 1991.

      Board directors American National Metric Council, Washington.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer, New York, Maryland.


    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.


    Chairman blood drive committee Princeton American Red Cross, since 1987. Member Princeton regional forum, since 1984. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1945-1946, with Reserve 1954-1978.

    Member American Management Association, American Institute Chemists, American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers (chairman local chapter 1971-1972), United States Metric Association, Transportation Management Association (board directors), Stein Collectors International (executive director Kingston, New Jersey 1978-1987).



    Photography, science fiction.


    • Married Netty Jeanette Sander, September 23, 1950. Children: Daniel H., Vivian H., Duane C.
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    Born March 19, 1927
    • 1950
      Pratt Institute
    • 1958
      University Maryland
    • 1950 - 1951
      Assistant, product manager General Gummed Products
      Forest Hills, New York, United States
    • 1951 - 1956
      chemical engineer, Army Chemical Center
      Edgewood, Maryland, United States
    • 1956 - 1964
      research engineer, organic division Federal Maritime Commission Corporation
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1964 - 1966
      research engineer, organic division Federal Maritime Commission Corporation
      New Jersey, United States
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