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Robert Clyde Forney

Robert Clyde Forney was chemical industry executive. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, National Academy of Engineering, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Forney, Robert Clyde was born on March 13, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Peter Clyde and Hildur (Hoglund) Forney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1947. Master of Science, Purdue University, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1950.

    Career

    • With E.I. DuPont de Nemours, Wilmington, Delaware, since 1950, assistant general manager textile fibers department, 1970-1975, vice president, general manager, 1975-1977, vice president plastic products and resins, 1977-1978, senior vice president, 1979-1981, executive vice president, 1981-1989, also board directors, retired, 1989.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, National Academy of Engineering, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Marilyn Glenn, April 3, 1948. Children: Gerald Glenn, Barbara Dale, Robert C.
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    Born March 13, 1927
    • 1947
      Purdue University
    • 1948
      Purdue University
    • 1950
      Purdue University
    • 1950
      With E.I. DuPont de Nemours
      Wilmington, Ohio, United States
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