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Harry H. Fall

Harry H. Fall, American chemical company executive. Achievements include various patents, United States and foreign; accomplished the deliberate grafting of saturated polymers. Fellow American Petroleum Institute, Pennsylvania State University, 1948-1950.

Background

  • Fall, Harry H. was born on December 8, 1920 in Lucenec, Czechoslovakia.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, 1950.

    Career

    • Chemist Sylvania Industrial Corporation, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 1942-1944. Research associate The Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, 1951-1956. Senior research chemist General Tire and Rubber Company, Akron, 1957-1964, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Akron, 1964-1980.

      Vice president research Smart Tag Systems Inc., 1990-1997. Executive vice president, vice president engineering and development Houdini Vehicle Security System, from 1997. Consultant chemist Omnitronics Research Corporation, Akron, 1981-1983.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include various patents, United States and foreign. Accomplished the deliberate grafting of saturated polymers.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    1st lieutenant United States Army, 1944-1946, PTO. Fellow American Institute Chemists, Ohio Institute Chemists (secretary-treasurer 1965, chairman 1967, national councillor 1968-1988). Member American Chemical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Agnes Pratt Jett, September 3, 1947. Children: Karen Lee, Marcia Lynn, Lisbeth Annual.
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    Born December 8, 1920
    Died March 12, 2004
    (aged 83)
    • 1942
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1950
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1942 - 1944
      Chemist, Sylvania Industrial Corporation
      Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1951 - 1956
      research associate, The Upjohn Company
      Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
    • 1957 - 1964
      senior, research chemist General Tire and Rubber Company
      Akron, Ohio, United States
    • 1964 - 1980
      senior, research chemist General Tire and Rubber Company
      Akron, Ohio, United States
    • 1990 - 1997
      vice president, research Smart Tag Systems Incorporated
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