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John H. Moyer

John H. Moyer, American food scientist, biochemist. Achievements include patents in extruded and fabricated foods, microwave processes and hardware, packaging for bakery products, novel food compositions.

Background

  • Moyer, John H. was born on June 8, 1930 in New York City. Son of Edward Warren and Gertrude Mabel (Kretschman) Moyer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Queens College, 1952.

    Career

    • Chemist Continental Baking Company, New York City, 1952-1953. Chemist, manager animal laboratory Sunshine Biscuit Company, 1953-1954. Chemist, assistant laboratory director General Baking Company, 1954-1958.

      Product development chemist DCA Food Industry Inc., 1958-1965, from assistant director Research and Development to vice president Research and Development, 1965-1978, vice president science and technical, since 1979. Member food industry commission American Health Foundation, New York City, since 1980. Member science and advisory committee American Bakery Association, Washington, 1985-1990.

      Advisor State University of New York College of Technology, Farmingdale, since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents in extruded and fabricated foods, microwave processes and hardware, packaging for bakery products, novel food compositions.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    President Mineola (New York ) Choral Society, 1978. Member American Association Bakery Engineers (session chairman 1965), American Association Cereal Chemist, New York Academy of Sciences, Institute MW Power, Institute Food Technology (chairman lisec. 1981-1982).

    Connections

    • Married Helen Elizabeth Ostmark, June 12, 1954. Children: Russell, Alison, Nancy, Kari, Jennifer.
    • father: Edward Warren Moyer
    • mother: Gertrude Mabel (Kretschman) Moyer
    • spouse: Helen Elizabeth Ostmark
    • children: Russell Moyer
    • Alison Moyer
    • Nancy Moyer
    • Kari Moyer
    • Jennifer Moyer
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    Born June 8, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1952
      Queens College
    • 1952 - 1953
      Chemist, Continental Baking Company
    • 1953 - 1954
      chemist, animal laboratory Sunshine Biscuit Company
    • 1953 - 1954
      manager, animal laboratory Sunshine Biscuit Company
    • 1954 - 1958
      chemist, laboratory director General Baking Company
    • 1954 - 1958
      assistant, laboratory director General Baking Company
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