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E. Robert Kiehl

E. Robert Kiehl, American manufacturing executive, consultant. Achievements include research in production of coal for chemicals and distallation polyurethane foam, microwave cured fiberboard, pvc panels and gypsum products.

Background

  • Kiehl, E. Robert was born on April 28, 1920 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Eugene Phillip and Ida Jean Kiehl.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Drexel University, 1943. Postgraduate, Princeton University, 1960—1965.

    Career

    • Chemist, engineer Allied Chemical Corporation, Philadelphia, 1940—1943, project engineer, 1943—1944, plant manager Bethlahem, 1944—1947, plant and works manager Edgewater, New Jersey, 1947—1965. Director operating Allied Chemical Corporation Barrett Division, New York City, 1965—1967. Manager Gypsum Division Celotex Corporation, Tampa, Florida, 1967—1984.

      Consultant International Executive Service Corps, Stamford, Connecticut, since 1987. Chairman materials handling committee Gypsum Association, 1971—1976. Speaker All Soviet Conference on Gypsum, Moscow, 1979.

      Chairman manufacturing and mining committee Gypsum Association, 1979—1983. Speaker Bureau of Standards, Washington, 1981. Volunteer executive international projects International Executive Service Corps, Stamford, Connecticut, since 1987.

      With United States Army, 1938-1943.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in production of coal for chemicals and distallation polyurethane foam, microwave cured fiberboard, pvc panels and gypsum products.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member board of education N. Highland Regional High School, Allendale - Saddle River, New Jersey, 1960—1967. Committee chairman Boy Scouts of America, New Milford, 1957—1959. Member advisory board Comprehensive Zoning Plan, Clearwater, Florida, 1995—1996.

    Member of Pi Kappa Phi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Auto restoration, gardening, bridge, stamp collecting/philately.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Eleanor Swigart, October 7, 1944. Children: Robert Edward, John Marsh, Christine Margaret.
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    • 1943
      Drexel University
    • 1940 - 1943
      Chemist, Allied Chemical Corporation
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1940 - 1943
      engineer, Allied Chemical Corporation
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1965 - 1967
      director, operating Allied Chemical Corporation Barrett Division
    • 1967 - 1984
      manager, Gypsum Division Celotex Corporation
      Tampa, Florida, United States
    • 1987
      consultant, International Executive Service Corps
      Stamford, Connecticut, United States
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