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Met Ray Poston

Met Ray Poston was American manufacturing company executive. Bar: District of Columbia Bar 1952, North Carolina bar 1962. Trustee Akzona Foundation; member board advisory Janirve Foundation, since 1985. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, PTO. Member American, North Carolina bar associations, Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

  • Poston, Met Ray was born on March 11, 1920 in Chattanooga. Son of Arthur Julian and Lillian (Smith) Poston.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Chattanooga, 1942. Bachelor of Laws, George Washington University, 1951.

    Career

    • Research chemist Reilly Tar & Chemical Corporation, Indianapolis, 1942-1943. Engaged in research Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1946-1948. Patent counsel Atomic Energy Commission, 1948-1951.

      With American Enka Corporation, North Carolina, 1951-1970, secretary, 1960-1970, general counsel, 1962-1970. Vice president, general counsel Akzona Inc., Asheville, North Carolina, from 1970.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia Bar 1952, North Carolina bar 1962.

    Politics

    A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

    Religion

    It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.

    Membership

    Trustee Akzona Foundation. Member board advisory Janirve Foundation, since 1985. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, PTO. Member American, North Carolina bar associations, Phi Alpha Delta.

    Clubs: Mason, Asheville Downtown, City, Country of Asheville. University (New York ).

    Connections

    • Married Francella Redwine, May 21, 1946. Children– Frederick, Met Ray, George, Wendy, Shelly.
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    Born March 11, 1920
    Died June 23, 2006
    (aged 86)
    • 1942
      University Chattanooga
    • 1951
      George Washington University
    • 1942 - 1943
      Research chemist, Reilly Tar & Chemical Corporation
      Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
    • 1946 - 1948
      engaged in research Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    • 1948 - 1951
      patent counsel, Atomic Energy Commission
    • 1951 - 1970
      with American Enka Corporation
      North Carolina, United States
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