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Ralph Harvey Cushing

Ralph Harvey Cushing, American chemical company executive. Lay minister Methodist Church, Pittsburgh, 1960-1963. Served to corporal United States Army, 1944-1946, China. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Association Cost Engineers, National Association Corrosion Engineers (corrosion specialist since 1978).

Background

  • Cushing, Ralph Harvey was born on November 3, 1922 in Buffalo. Son of Benjamin Ralph and Ella Mabel (Lukens) Cushing.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science Chemical Engineering, Drexel University, 1952.

    Career

    • Chemical engineer Bristol Laboratories, Syracuse, New York, 1952-1960. Project engineer Mobay Chemical Company, Pittsburgh, 1960-1963. Senior project engineer Gulf Research Company, Harmarville, Pennsylvania, 1963-1965.

      Senior researcher, manager engineering, director coordinated computer services, senior consultant Enron Corporation (formerly Northern National Gas Company), Omaha, 1965-1986. President CISSCO, Inc., from 1968.

    Works

    • Patentee corrosion protection of pipelines. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Lay minister Methodist Church, Pittsburgh, 1960-1963. Served to corporal United States Army, 1944-1946, China. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Association Cost Engineers, National Association Corrosion Engineers (corrosion specialist since 1978).

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, computer art.

    Connections

    • Married Edith Elizabeth Smith, November 27, 1947. Children: Sharonrose, Paul Ralph.
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    Born November 3, 1922
    Died March 2, 2001
    (aged 78)
    • 1952
      Drexel University
    • 1952 - 1960
      Chemical engineer, Bristol Laboratories
      Syracuse, New York, United States
    • 1960 - 1963
      project engineer, Mobay Chemical Company
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1963 - 1965
      senior, project engineer Gulf Research Company
      Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1965 - 1986
      senior, consultant Enron Corporation (formerly Northern National Gas Company)
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    • 1965 - 1986
      manager, consultant Enron Corporation (formerly Northern National Gas Company)
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    • 1965 - 1986
      director, consultant Enron Corporation (formerly Northern National Gas Company)
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    • 1965 - 1986
      senior, consultant Enron Corporation (formerly Northern National Gas Company)
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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