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Blake Howard Hooper

manufacturing executive

Blake Howard Hooper, American manufacturing executive. Named Executive of Year, Akron Sales and Marketing Club, 1985. Member Cherry Hill Township (New Jersey) Zoning Board, 1965. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946; member Res (retired). Member Turlte Creek Golf Club, Delta Tau Delta.

Background

Hooper, Blake Howard was born on October 20, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William Dane and Helen (McLernon) Hooper.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1944.

Career

Chemical engineer Darling & Company, Chicago, 1946-1950. Technical sales and service manager industrial gases Chemetron, 1950-1955. General manager Wilson Martin division Wilson & Company, Philadelphia, 1955-1967, vice president, 1967-1968.

President, chief executive officer, director Wilson Pharmaceutical & Chemical Corporation, Chicago, 1968-1973. Chairman board, president, chief executive officer, director Morgan Adhesives Company, Stow, Ohio, 1973-1988, retired chairman board, emeritus director, from 1988. Vice president, member board, executive committee Chemical Industries Council-Midwest, 1972.

Membership

Member Cherry Hill Township (New Jersey) Zoning Board, 1965. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Res (retired).

Member Turlte Creek Golf Club, Delta Tau Delta.

Connections

Married Frances Eleanor Barnes, August 17, 1944. Children: Kathy Ellen Hooper Piper, David Blake.