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Robert Delmont Kennedy

Robert Delmont Kennedy was American chemical company executive. Recipient International Palladium medal Societe de Chime Industrielle, 1991., Chemical Industry medal Society of Chemical Industry, 1995.


  • Kennedy, Robert Delmont was born on November 8, 1932 in Pittsburgh. Son of Thomas Reed and Lois (Smith) Kennedy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 1955.


    • With Union Carbide Corporation, since 1955, various positions with National Carbon division, 1957-1977, president Linde division New York City, 1977-1982, senior vice president corporation, 1982, executive vice president, 1982, president, Chief Executive Officer chemicals and plastics, 1985-1986, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1986-1995, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, 1986-1995, retired, 1995.


    Past member board governors International School Geneva. Chairman board trustees New Hampton School. Moderator program humanistic studies Aspen, since 1979, past member board trustees.

    Chairman Inroads, Inc. Fellow American Institute of Chemical Engineers (honorary). Medical Chemical Manufacturers Association (chairman board directors 1989-1990, past chairman executive committee).



    Golf, fishing, boating, tennis.


    • Married Sally Duff, January 28, 1956. Children: Robert Boyd, Kathleen Tyson, Thomas Alexander, Melissa Kristine.
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    Born November 8, 1932
    • 1955
      Cornell University
    • 1955
      With Union Carbide Corporation
    • 1957 - 1977
      With Union Carbide Corporation
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