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paint and coating consultant

Dean Mosier Berger, American paint and coating consultant. Achievements include first to make synthetic aluminum, sterate using hydrogentated fatty acids, process various pigments from press cake into flush colors, apply a thermosetting acrylic to building siding; development of various zinc rich coatings.

Background

Berger, Dean Mosier was born on December 6, 1921 in Milwaukee. Son of Eugene F. and Pearl (Mosier) Berger.

Education

Bachelor of Science, North Central College, Naperville, Illinois, 1944. Student, University Wisconsin, 1948.

Career

Research chemist Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company Industries, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, 1946-1966, Union Carbide Corporation, Bound Brook, New Jersey, 1966-1974. Coatings engineer, specialist Gilbert/Commonwealth, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1974-1988. President Berger Associates, Inc., Leola, from 1988.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to make synthetic aluminum, sterate using hydrogentated fatty acids, process various pigments from press cake into flush colors, apply a thermosetting acrylic to building siding. Development of various zinc rich coatings.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: New Concepts for Coating Protection/Steel Structures, 1984, (with others) The Metals Handbook, volunteer 5, 1988, Manual of Coating Work, Nuclear, 1979.

Religion

Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.

Politics

Pacifists should be honored because they do not allow us to become complacent about war and violence.

Views

The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.

Membership

President Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Society, 1958, chairman technical committee, 1977-1979. Member American Society for Testing and Materials (Merit award 1984), National Association Corrosion Engineers (life), Federation Societies Coating Technology, Steel Structures Painting Council (1st Honorary Life member 1993, honorary life Merit award 1982, technical editor Good Painting Practice, 1981), Society Gallows Birds (Man of Year award 1976), National Board Registration for Nuclear Safety Coating Engineers and Specialists (executive secretary since 1993).

Connections

Married Marilyn E. Dean, August 30, 1944 (divorced September 1976). Children: Cheryl A. Berger Szabo, David D., Mark F. Married Helaine H. Mumma, December 3, 1976 (deceased August 1982).

father:
Eugene F. Berger

mother:
Pearl (Mosier) Berger

spouse:
Marilyn E. Dean

spouse:
Helaine H. Mumma

child:
Cheryl A. Berger Szabo Berger

child:
David D. Berger

child:
Mark F. Berger