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Dee Mcdonald Graham

Dee Mcdonald Graham, American food company executive.


  • Graham, Dee Mcdonald was born on October 11, 1927 in Dixon, Mississippi, United States. Son of Homer Yancy and Pearl (Nicholson) Graham.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Mississippi State University, 1950. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1954.


    • Associate professor Clemson University, 1953-1958. Associate director Pet Inc., 1958-1966, technical director, 1967-1969. Professor food science and nutrition, chairman department University Missouri, Columbia, 1969-1975.

      Assistant director science research Del Monte Corporation, 1975-1980, director central research, 1980-1984, director technical development, 1984-1986, director technical services, 1986-1990, technical consultant, 1990. President R and D Enterprises, since 1991. Board directors Food Technology Center, Electric Power Research Institute.

      Food protection committee National Academy of Sciences, 1972-1975, food additive committee, 1969-1984, 87-89, 91-93. Advisory board Military Personnel Supplies, 1979-1982, board directors Research and Development. Consultant and speaker in field.


    • Patentee in field.


    Elder Presbyterian Church, 1964, 79-83, 91-94. Served with Army of the United States, 1946-1948. Fellow Institute Food Technologists (Outstanding member NCIFT 1989).

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Evaporated Milk Association (chairman Research and Development council 1956-1966), American Dairy Science Association (life member), American Academy Pediatrics, Marriage-Encounter Club, Northern California Institute of Food Technologists, Masons, Kiwanis, Sigma Xi.


    • Married Marjory May Cox, January 4, 1948 (deceased May, 1986). Children: Dee McDonald, Kenneth L., Thomas R., Timothy A., Robert D., Marjory F., Michael A. Married Margaret Ruth Smith, October 10, 1987.
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    Born October 11, 1927
    • 1950
      Mississippi State University
    • 1951
      Iowa State University
    • 1954
      Iowa State University
    • 1953 - 1958
      Associate, professor Clemson University
    • 1969 - 1975
      professor, department University Missouri
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1969 - 1975
      chairman, department University Missouri
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1991
      president, R and D Enterprises
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