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Engineer , chemical company executive

David Walker Arnold, American chemical company executive, engineer. Registered professional engineer, Mississippi.

Background

Arnold, David Walker was born on December 6, 1936 in Dundee, Mississippi, United States. Son of Jesse Braxton and Irene (Mitchell) Arnold.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Mississippi, 1958. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1966.

Career

Junior engineer, Iowa State University, Ames, 1963-1966;process study engineer, Mississippi Chemical Corporation, Yazoo City, 1966-1967;research project manager, Mississippi Chemical Corporation, Yazoo City, 1967-1969;chief process engineer, Mississippi Chemical Corporation, Yazoo City, 1969-1972;manager process engineering, Mississippi Chemical Corporation, Yazoo City, 1972-1974;director engineering, Mississippi Chemical Corporation, Yazoo City, 1974-1975;vice president engineering, Mississippi Chemical Corporation, Yazoo City, 1975-1981;senior vice president engineering, Mississippi Chemical Corporation, Yazoo City, 1981-1987;senior vice president research and engineering, Mississippi Chemical Corporation, Yazoo City, 1987-1991;senior vice president technical group, Mississippi Chemical Corporation, Yazoo City, since 1991. Chairman, Board Of Directors Unifirst Bank, Yazoo City, 1982-1989. Member Mississippi Board Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, 1992-1996.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Mississippi.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles in professional journals.

Membership

Commissioner Public Service Commission, Yazoo City, 1980-1995, chairman commissioners, 1987-1995. Chairman Yazoo County Republican Party, 1969-1972. President Junior Achievement Yazoo City, 1972.

Member, chairman Yazoo City Planning and Zoning Commission, 1972-1978. President Yazoo County Chamber of C., 1981. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1958-1963.

Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, American Management Association, Mississippi Engineering Society (president 1986-1987), University Mississippi Alumni Association (president 1989-1990). Clubs: Yazoo Country.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: computers, reading.

Connections

Married Barbara Ann Daves, January 10, 1958. 1 child, Janet G.

father:
Jesse Braxton Arnold

mother:
Irene (Mitchell) Arnold

spouse:
Barbara Ann Daves

child:
Janet G. Arnold