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David Joseph Sessa

biochemist , chemist

David Joseph Sessa, American chemist, biochemist. With United States Army, 1959-1962. Member Institute Food Technologists, American Oil Chemists Society (section officer since 1983, chairman 1984-1986, vice chairman 1983-1984, program chairman 1983-1984, chairman nomination committee 1987-1988, recipient citations 1984, 86), Kiwanis (vice chairman 1975-1976).

Background

Sessa, David Joseph was born on March 3, 1938 in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States. Son of Joseph Stephen and Anne (Ullersberger) Sessa.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Tufts University, 1959. Postgraduate, Oklahoma State University, 1963. Postgraduate, Bradley University, 1969.

Career

Associate chemist Northern Regional Research Center Agricultural Research Service, United States Department Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois, 1963-1968, research chemist, since 1968. Organizing committee officer World Congress on Vegetable Protein, Singapore, 1988.

Works

  • Contributor author: Lecithins, 1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

With United States Army, 1959-1962. Member Institute Food Technologists, American Oil Chemists Society (section officer since 1983, chairman 1984-1986, vice chairman 1983-1984, program chairman 1983-1984, chairman nomination committee 1987-1988, recipient citations 1984, 86), Kiwanis (vice chairman 1975-1976).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Investments, culinary arts, gardening, bicycling.

Connections

Married Irene Barnes, June 3, 1960 (divorced 1976). Children: Brian David, Valerie Irene, Kenneth Gregory, Jennifer Danielle. Married Virginia Lee Morse, March 14, 1986.

Children: Belinda Lee, Michelle Louise.

father:
Joseph Stephen Sessa

mother:
Anne (Ullersberger) Sessa

spouses:
Irene Barnes

Virginia Lee Morse

children:
Brian David Sessa

Valerie Irene Sessa

Kenneth Gregory Sessa

Jennifer Danielle Sessa

Belinda Lee Sessa

Michelle Louise Sessa