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consultant , Manufacturing company executive

Bennett Wallace Kelley, American manufacturing company executive, consultant. Registered professional engineer, Kansas. Recipient Parents award Boy Scouts American, 1969.


Kelley, Bennett Wallace was born on January 10, 1926 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.


AS, Kansas City Junior College. Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University. Postgraduate, University Utah.


Chemical engineer, Black & Veatch, Cons. Engineers, Kansas City, Missoury, 1950-1952;process engineer, Remington Arms Company, Inc., Independence, Missouri, 1952-1961;chief development and explosives, Thiokol Chemical Corporation, Brigham City, Utah., 1961-1963;senior principal engineer, Honeywell, Inc., Hopkins, Minnesota, 1963-1967, 79-86;product area manager, Honeywell, Inc., Hopkins, Minnesota, 1969-1975;chief engineer, Technology Ordnance, Inc., St. Louis Park, Minnesota, 1967-1969;owner, president, Applied Energies, Inc., Plymouth, Minnesota, since 1975;marketing director, Stetter Associations, Menlo Park, California, 1975-1977;executive vice president, Pyro Kinetics, Inc., Roberts, Wisconsin, 1977-1979;principal, Bennett W. Kelley, P.E., 1969, 75-77, 79, 86-;vice president, general manager, Florida Fuze Corporation, Lakeland, Florida, 1986;director, Sooner Defense of Florida, Lakeland, Florida, 1986-1988;executive vice president, Columbia (Alabama) Defense Corporation, 1990-1991;vice president, general manager, Energetic Materials Technology, Inc., Fort Washington, Maryland., since 1992. Consultant in pyrotechnics, explosives, explosive related components.


  • Registered professional engineer, Kansas.


  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Scoutmaster Kansas City Area Boy Scouts American, 1950-1952, Minnesota-Viking Council, 1964-1968, assistant district commissioner Norseman district, 1967-1968, vice chairman district, 1968. Moderator various churches United Churches of Christ, Minnesota, Utah, Missouri, 1957-1966. Vice chairman precinct Indiana Representatives, Plymouth, Minnesota, 1969.

With United States Marine Corps, 1943-1946. Member National Society of Professional Engineers, American Defense Preparedness Association, Mean Old Men's Club (president 1963-1980), Professional Engineers in Industry, Minnesota Society Professional Engineers, Florida Engineering Society.


Married B. Louise Senior, July 12, 1947 (divorced 1976). Children: William Albert, Kathryn Louise. Married Judith Rose Barth, March 27, 1982 (divorced 1992).

1 child, Michael Patrick.

B. Louise Senior

Judith Rose Barth

William Albert Kelley

Kathryn Louise Kelley

Michael Patrick Kelley