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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 of The United States Navy 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, Wilson Martin division Wilson & Company, 1967-1968; president, chief Executive officer, director, Wilson Pharmaceutical & Chemical Corporation, Chicago, 1968-1973; Chairman of the Board, president, chief Executive officer, director, Morgan Adhesives Company, Stow, Ohio., 1973-1988; retired Chairman of the Board, emeritus director, Morgan Adhesives Company, Stow, Ohio., since 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 of The United States Navy 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.

father:
William Dane Hooper

mother:
Helen (McLernon) Hooper

spouse:
Frances Eleanor Barnes

child:
David Blake Hooper

child:
Kathy Ellen Hooper Piper Hooper