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Manuel Nathan Fineman

Manuel Nathan Fineman, Canadian chemical company executive. Achievements include 2 patents for low foam detergents. Fellow American Institute Chemists; member Chemical Specialties Manufacturers Association (executive board detergent division 1966) American Chemical Society (president Georgia branch 1978), Southern Aerosol Technology Association (co-founder 1979), Chemical Institute Canada, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Fineman, Manuel Nathan was born on September 9, 1920 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Came to the United States, 1946. Son of Harry and Susie (Riven) Fineman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science., McGill University, Montreal, 1941. Doctor of Philosophy, McGill University, Montreal, 1944. Postdoctorate, Stanford University, 1947.

    Career

    • Chemist National Research Council, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1944-1946. Group leader Rohm & Haas Company, Philadelphia, 1947-1956. Vice president Puritan Chemical Company, Atlanta, 1956-1970.

      Research director Avmor Ltd., Montreal, 1970-1973. Vice president Research and development Zep Manufacturing Company, Atlanta, 1973-1990. Semi-retired, consultant, expert witness, since 1991.

      Judge, consultant Atlanta Science Congress, 1966. Expert witness industrial cleaning compounds product liability lawsuits, since 1975. Lecturer seminars industrial chemical labelling Executive Enterprises, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include 2 patents for low foam detergents.

    Works

    • Co-author: (with others) Industrial Housekeeping, 1963. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Fellow American Institute Chemists. Member Chemical Specialties Manufacturers Association (executive board detergent division 1966) American Chemical Society (president Georgia branch 1978), Southern Aerosol Technology Association (co-founder 1979), Chemical Institute Canada, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Myra Rill, November 4, 1945. Children: Stan, Phyllis, David.
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    Born September 9, 1920
    • 1941
      McGill University
    • 1944
      McGill University
    • 1947
      Stanford University
    • 1944 - 1946
      Chemist, National Research Council
      Ottawa, Kansas, United States
    • 1947 - 1956
      group leader, Rohm & Haas Company
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1956 - 1970
      vice president, Puritan Chemical Company
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1970 - 1973
      research director, Avmor Limited
      Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Quebec, Canada
    • 1973 - 1990
      vice president, Research and Development Zep Manufacturing Company
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1991
      semi-retired
    • 1991
      consultant
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