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David Joseph Sessa

David Joseph Sessa, American chemist, biochemist. With United States Army, 1959-1962. Member Institute Food Technologists, American Oil Chemists Society (section officer since 1983, chairman 1984-1986, vice chairman 1983-1984, program chairman 1983-1984, chairman nomination committee 1987-1988, recipient citations 1984, 86), Kiwanis (vice chairman 1975-1976).

Background

  • Sessa, David Joseph was born on March 3, 1938 in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States. Son of Joseph Stephen and Anne (Ullersberger) Sessa.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Tufts University, 1959. Postgraduate, Oklahoma State University, 1963. Postgraduate, Bradley University, 1969.

    Career

    • Associate chemist Northern Regional Research Center Agricultural Research Service, United States Department Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois, 1963-1968, research chemist, since 1968. Organizing committee officer World Congress on Vegetable Protein, Singapore, 1988.

    Works

    • Contributor author: Lecithins, 1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    With United States Army, 1959-1962. Member Institute Food Technologists, American Oil Chemists Society (section officer since 1983, chairman 1984-1986, vice chairman 1983-1984, program chairman 1983-1984, chairman nomination committee 1987-1988, recipient citations 1984, 86), Kiwanis (vice chairman 1975-1976).

    Personality

    Interests

    Investments, culinary arts, gardening, bicycling.

    Connections

    • Married Irene Barnes, June 3, 1960 (divorced 1976). Children: Brian David, Valerie Irene, Kenneth Gregory, Jennifer Danielle. Married Virginia Lee Morse, March 14, 1986.

      Children: Belinda Lee, Michelle Louise.
    • father: Joseph Stephen Sessa
    • mother: Anne (Ullersberger) Sessa
    • spouses: Irene Barnes
    • Virginia Lee Morse
    • children: Brian David Sessa
    • Valerie Irene Sessa
    • Kenneth Gregory Sessa
    • Jennifer Danielle Sessa
    • Belinda Lee Sessa
    • Michelle Louise Sessa
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    Nationality
    • 1959
      Tufts University
    • 1963
      Oklahoma State University
    • 1969
      Bradley University
    • 1963 - 1968
      Associate, chemist Northern Regional Research Center Agricultural Research Service
      Peoria, Arizona, United States