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Daniel Lee Ash

executive , chemical engineer

Daniel Lee Ash, American chemical and plastics manufacturing plant executive, chemical engineer.


Ash, Daniel Lee was born on December 25, 1936 in Martin, Kentucky, United States. Son of Cyril Lee and Stella Frances (Stiglitz) Ash.


Bachelor in Chemical Engineering, University Louisville, 1959.


With development laboratories Air Reduction Chemical, Bound Brook, New Jersey, 1959-1960, production supervisor Calvert City, Ky, 1960-1966, Rohm and Haas Company, Louisville, 1966-1974, facilities planning manager Philadelphia, 1974-1975. Assistant plant manager Rohm and Haas Tennessee, 1975-1978, Rohm and Haas Kentucky, 1978-1980, president, plant manager, since 1980. Past chairman Kentucky Chemical Industry Council.


Chairman board directors Metro United Way. Past chairman board directors, now. member board directors Junior Achievement Kentuckiana. Member board overseers, athletic association board directors, labor management institute advisory committee University Louisville.

Member executive council Old Kentucky Home Council, Boy Scouts American. Board directors Better Business Bureau, Leadership Kentucky, Leadership Louisville, Blue Cross Blue Shield Kentucky, Inc., Kentucky Indiana College Fund, Channel 15 Public Broadcasting Station. Past board directors Associated Industries Kentucky.

Member Kentucky Chamber of Commerce (past board directors, committee chair), Louisville Chamber of Commerce (chairman board directors), Mensa, Tau Beta Pi. Clubs: Jefferson (Louisville). Lodges: Rotary.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis.


Married Carole Jean Tuell, June 15, 1957. Children: David Lee, Debra Ann, Steven Michael, Patrick Thomas.