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David Patrick Sheetz

David Patrick Sheetz, American chemical company executive. Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946. Fellow American Institute Chemists; member American Chemical Society, Industrial Research Institute (alternate representative), Council for Chemical Research (alternate representative), Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Sheetz, David Patrick was born on December 4, 1926 in Colebrook, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of David S. and Ella (Youtz) Sheetz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Lebanon Valley College, 1948. Master of Science in Physical Chemistry, University Nebraska, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Chemistry, University Nebraska, 1952.

    Career

    • In various research and development management positions Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1952-1967, assistant director research and development Michigan division, 1967-1971, director research and development Michigan division, 1971-1978, vice president, director Research and Development, 1980-1985, senior vice president, chief scientist, from 1985, also board directors. Technical director Dow Chemical United States of America, 1978, vice president, director Research and Development, 1978-1980. Member Chemical Sciences and Technology Board National Research Council.

      Member Matrix Midland Science Committee, since 1978. Advisory board National Science Resources Center, Society Chemical Industry. Member Merrell Dow Board.

    Works

    • Patentee in field.

    Membership

    Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946. Fellow American Institute Chemists. Member American Chemical Society, Industrial Research Institute (alternate representative), Council for Chemical Research (alternate representative), Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Blumer, February 24, 1946. Children: Michael, Matthew, Martha.
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    Born December 4, 1926
    Died April 13, 2007
    (aged 80)
    • 1948
      Lebanon Valley College
    • 1951
      University Nebraska
    • 1952
      University Nebraska
    • 1952 - 1967
      In various research and development management, positions Dow Chemical Company
      Midland, Cayman Islands
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