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Harold Hershenson

Harold Hershenson, American medical device company executive. Board directors Chopin Foundation Council, South Florida, since 1980. Member American Chemical Society, Society Plastics Engineers, American Society Quality Control, Association for Advancement of Medical (Instrumentation), Health Industry Manufacturers Association, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Ephebian Society Clubs: Coral Gables Country.

Background

  • Hershenson, Harold was born on September 28, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Peter and Anna (Frischer) Hershenson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1947. Master of Science, University Southern California, 1962.

    Career

    • Junior professional assistant chemist United States Navy, San Francisco, 1947-1948. Director chemical research and development McGaw Laboratories, Los Angeles, 1948-1970. From staff chemist to executive vice president Cordis Corporation, Miami, Florida, from 1970.

    Works

    • Patent container syringe. Co-patentee (fat emulsion, starch pasma expander).

    Membership

    Board directors Chopin Foundation Council, South Florida, since 1980. Member American Chemical Society, Society Plastics Engineers, American Society Quality Control, Association for Advancement of Medical (Instrumentation), Health Industry Manufacturers Association, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Ephebian Society Clubs: Coral Gables Country.

    Connections

    • Married Eugenia Julia Aberson, August 17, 1947 (divorced 1969). Children: Neal Steven, Janet Louise Hershenson Angelis, Karen Joyce. Married Paula Westrope Murray, December 28, 1970.
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    Born September 28, 1927
    Died April 14, 2001
    (aged 73)
    • 1947
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1962
      University Southern California
    • 1947 - 1948
      Junior professional assistant, chemist United States Navy
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1948 - 1970
      director, chemical research and development McGaw Laboratories
      Los Angeles, California, United States