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Safety consultant

Boyd Lawrence Newcomb, American safety consultant. Recipient Distinguished Service award Little League, 1984.


Newcomb, Boyd Lawrence was born on October 17, 1926 in Abington, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Boyd Lawrence Newcomb and Helen Elizabeth (Bodine) Miller.


Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Bucknell University, 1950.


Junior engineer, Koppers, Corporation, Kobuta, Pennsylvania, 1950-1951;engineer, Paul L. Miller Company, Paterson, New Jersey, 1951-1953;senior engineer, N.L. Industries, Inc., Sayreville, New Jersey, 1953-1977;corporation safety engineer, Inmont Corporation, Hawthorne, New Jersey, 1977-1979;fire protection consultant, M&M Protection Consultants, Morristown, New Jersey, 1979-1980;corporation safety engineer, Millmaster-Onyx Corporation, Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, 1980-1982;plant engineer, Lyndal Chemical Company, Lyndhurst, New Jersey, 1982-1984;safety & environmental manager, Onyx Chemical Company, Jersey City, 1984-1987;manager safety & regulatory affairs, Fairmount Chemical Company, Newark, 1987-1992. Member SOCMA Occupational Safety & Health Committee, Washington, 1988-1992, NPCA Safety Task Force, Washington, 1978-1979, New Jersey Public Employees OSH Board, Trenton, 1985-1991.


Mayor Scotch Plains (New Jersey) Township, 1981, 84, councilman, 1971-1984. Vice chairman Green Brook (New Jersey) Flood Control Commission, since 1984. Deacon Fanwood Presbyterian Church, since 1989.

With United States Navy, 1945-1946. Member American Society Safety Engineers (president New Jersey chapter 1986-1987), American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: sailing.


Married Joan Ruth Ritter, July 9, 1955. 1 child, Susan Jean.

Boyd Lawrence Newcomb Miller

Helen Elizabeth (Bodine) Miller

Joan Ruth Ritter

Susan Jean Newcomb