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chemical manufacturing company executive

Chester Martin McCloskey, American chemical manufacturing company executive. Registered patent agent. Senior research fellow California Institute of Technology, 1945-1946, 1957-1962.

Background

McCloskey, Chester Martin was born on July 21, 1918 in Fresno, California, United States. Son of Mandeville Alfred and Moneta (Martin) McCloskey.

Education

Bachelor in Chemistry, Whittier College, 1940. Master of Science in Organic Chemistry, University Iowa, 1941. Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry, University Iowa, 1944.

Career

Chief chemist Alexander Kerr & Company, Los Angeles, 1946-1948 and from 48. Chemist Office Naval Research, Pasadena, California, 1948-1955, chief scientist, 1955-1957. Executive director industrial associates California Institute of Technology, 1957-1962.

President Norac Company Inc., Azusa, California, from 1962. Co-chairman steering committee Southern section California State Industrial Safety Conference. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Registered patent agent.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Assistant scout master Boy Scouts American, Pasadena, 1964-1969, scout master, 1970, assistant post advisor, 1971-1974. Elder Westminster Presbyterian Church, Pasadena. Member American Chemical Society, American Rocket Society (president Southern California section 1955), Society Plastics Industry (chairman organic peroxide producers safety division 1971, board directors 1971), National Fire Prevention Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Farming.

Connections

Married Olive Jordan, June 30, 1944. Children: Marilyn, Wallace.

father:
Mandeville Alfred McCloskey

mother:
Moneta (Martin) McCloskey

spouse:
Olive Jordan

child:
Marilyn McCloskey

child:
Wallace McCloskey