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Etcyl Howell Blair

Etcyl Howell Blair, American chemical company executive.


  • Blair, Etcyl Howell was born on October 15, 1922 in Wynona, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Tunice Wilbur and Ruby (Belvin) Blair.

  • Education

    • AB, Southwestern College, 1947. Honorary Doctor of Science, Southwestern College, 1974. Master of Science, Kansas State College, 1949.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Kansas State College, 1952.


    • With Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, since 1951, research chemist, 1951-1956, group leader, division leader, 1956-1966, assistant director, director, 1966-1968, manager, director, 1968-1973, director, since 1973, vice president, since 1978, retired, 1986. Board directors, vice chairman Chemical Industry Institute of Toxicology, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1977-1983. Consultant Dow Chemical Company, since 1986.


    • Author: Chlorodioxins-Origin and Fate, 1973. Patentee in field.


    The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.

    Party affiliation: Republican


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    Denomination: Methodist


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    Chairman science subcommittee Matrix: Midland, Midland, since 1978. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Member American Chemical Society (officer Midland section section award), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Science Research Society of America, Federation American Scientists, New York Academy of Sciences, Society Chemical Industry (American section), National Academy Environmental Safety, Society Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety.


    • Married Ruth May Cross, September 4, 1949. Children: David, Ronald, Kevin.
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    Born October 15, 1922
    • 1947
      Southwestern College
    • 1974
      Southwestern College
    • 1949
      Kansas State College
    • 1952
      Kansas State College
    • 1951
      With Dow Chemical Company
      Midland, Cayman Islands
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