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Wallace Anderson Steele

Wallace Anderson Steele, American chemical company executive. Achievements include patents for method of producing low-flame spread rated plywood. Missions director Word Faith Fellowship, Alden, New York; Member of Society Manufacturing Engineers, National Paint and Coatings Association, American Chemical Society, Phi Lambda Epsilon, Beta Theta Pi.

Background

  • Steele, Wallace Anderson was born on March 14, 1927 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Luell F. and Nell (Allen) Steele.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Cincinnati, 1949. Master of Science with honors, University Cincinnati, 1950. Graduate in Advanced Management, Harvard University, 1968.

    Career

    • Vice president Inmont Corporation, Clifton, New Jersey, 1967—1971, general manager, 1967—1971, Pratt & Lambert, Buffalo, 1978—1981, vice president, 1981—1982, president industrial coatings division, from 1982. Marketing director Lilly Industrial Coatings, High Point, North Carolina, 1972—1977. Board directors Powder Coatings Institute, Washington, from 1983.

      Served United States Navy, 1944-1946.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for method of producing low-flame spread rated plywood.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Missions director Word Faith Fellowship, Alden, New York. Member of Society Manufacturing Engineers, National Paint and Coatings Association, American Chemical Society, Phi Lambda Epsilon, Beta Theta Pi.

    Connections

    • Life partner.
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    Died June 6, 2007
    (aged 80)
    • 1949
      University Cincinnati
    • 1950
      University Cincinnati
    • 1968
      Harvard University
    • 1967 - 1971
      Vice president, Inmont Corporation
      Clifton, New Jersey, United States
    • 1972 - 1977
      marketing director, Lilly Industrial Coatings
      High Point, North Carolina, United States
    • 1978 - 1981
      Vice president, Inmont Corporation
      Buffalo, New York, United States
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