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John Francis Cole

John Francis Cole, American biotechnology executive. Member Southwestern Illinois Industrial Association (Outstanding Member award 1977), Sierra Club.

Background

  • Cole, John Francis was born on February 15, 1943 in Burwood, Australia. Son of Gordon Francis and Irene Jean (Eggleton) Cole.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Sydney, 1964. Master of Science, University Sydney, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1969.

      Diploma, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, 1969.

    Career

    • Manager quality control and environmental conservation Shell Oil Corporation, Wood River, Illinois, 1977-1980. Manager department chemistry Shell Development Company, Houston, 1980-1982, manager chemical research applications, 1982-1983. Director research Triton Bioscis., Inc., Alameda, California, 1983-1985, vice president research and development, since 1985.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Southwestern Illinois Industrial Association (Outstanding Member award 1977), Sierra Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fine arts, backpacking, skiing, literature.

    Connections

    • Married Kaisa Inkeri Aalto, September 28, 1967. Children: Peter Gordon, Jason John.
    • father: Gordon Francis Cole
    • mother: Irene Jean (Eggleton) Cole
    • spouse: Kaisa Inkeri Aalto
    • children: Peter Gordon Cole
    • Jason John Cole
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    Born February 15, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      University Sydney
    • 1966
      University Sydney
    • 1969
      University London
    • 1969
      Imperial College Science and Technology
    • 1977 - 1980
      Manager, quality control and environmental conservation Shell Oil Company
      Wood River, Illinois, United States
    • 1980 - 1982
      manager, department chemistry Shell Development Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1983 - 1985
      director, research Triton Bioscis.
      Alameda, California, United States
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