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Blake Howard Hooper

Blake Howard Hooper, American manufacturing executive. Named Executive of Year, Akron Sales and Marketing Club, 1985. Member Cherry Hill Township (New Jersey) Zoning Board, 1965. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946; member Res (retired). Member Turlte Creek Golf Club, Delta Tau Delta.

Background

  • Hooper, Blake Howard was born on October 20, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William Dane and Helen (McLernon) Hooper.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1944.

    Career

    • Chemical engineer Darling & Company, Chicago, 1946-1950. Technical sales and service manager industrial gases Chemetron, 1950-1955. General manager Wilson Martin division Wilson & Company, Philadelphia, 1955-1967, vice president, 1967-1968.

      President, chief executive officer, director Wilson Pharmaceutical & Chemical Corporation, Chicago, 1968-1973. Chairman board, president, chief executive officer, director Morgan Adhesives Company, Stow, Ohio, 1973-1988, retired chairman board, emeritus director, from 1988. Vice president, member board, executive committee Chemical Industries Council-Midwest, 1972.

    Membership

    Member Cherry Hill Township (New Jersey) Zoning Board, 1965. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Res (retired).

    Member Turlte Creek Golf Club, Delta Tau Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Eleanor Barnes, August 17, 1944. Children: Kathy Ellen Hooper Piper, David Blake.
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    Born October 20, 1922
    Died March 12, 2000
    (aged 77)
    • 1944
      Illinois Institute of Technology
    • 1946 - 1950
      Chemical engineer, Darling & Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1950 - 1955
      technical sales and service manager, industrial gases Chemetron
    • 1955 - 1967
      general manager, Wilson Martin division Wilson & Company
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1968 - 1973
      president, Wilson Pharmaceutical & Chemical Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1968 - 1973
      chief executive, Wilson Pharmaceutical & Chemical Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1968 - 1973
      director, Wilson Pharmaceutical & Chemical Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1973 - 1988
      chairman, Morgan Adhesives Company
      Stow, Ohio, United States
    • 1973 - 1988
      president, Morgan Adhesives Company
      Stow, Ohio, United States
    • 1973 - 1988
      chief executive, Morgan Adhesives Company
      Stow, Ohio, United States
    • 1973 - 1988
      director, Morgan Adhesives Company
      Stow, Ohio, United States
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