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chemical company executive

David Patrick Sheetz, American chemical company executive. Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946. Fellow American Institute Chemists; member American Chemical Society, Industrial Research Institute (alternate representative), Council for Chemical Research (alternate representative), Sigma Xi.

Background

Sheetz, David Patrick was born on December 4, 1926 in Colebrook, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of David S. and Ella (Youtz) Sheetz.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Lebanon Valley College, 1948. Master of Science in Physical Chemistry, University Nebraska, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Chemistry, University Nebraska, 1952.

Career

In various research and development management positions, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1952-1967; assistant director research and development Michigan division, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1967-1971; director research and development Michigan division, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1971-1978; vice-president, director R & D, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1980-1985; senior vice president, chief scientist, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, since 1985; also board directors, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan technical director, Dow Chemical United States of America, Midland, 1978; vice-president, director R & D, Dow Chemical United States of America, Midland, 1978-1980. Member Chemical Sciences and Technology Board National Research Council. Member Matrix Midland Science Committee, since 1978.

Advisory board National Science Resources Center, Society Chemical Industry. Member Merrell Dow Board.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946. Fellow American Institute Chemists. Member American Chemical Society, Industrial Research Institute (alternate representative), Council for Chemical Research (alternate representative), Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Mary Blumer, February 24, 1946. Children: Michael, Matthew, Martha.

father:
David S. Sheetz

mother:
Ella (Youtz) Sheetz

spouse:
Mary Blumer

child:
Michael Sheetz

child:
Matthew Sheetz

child:
Martha Sheetz