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food company executive

Dee Mcdonald Graham, American food company executive.

Background

Graham, Dee Mcdonald was born on October 11, 1927 in Dixon, Mississippi, United States. Son of Homer Yancy and Pearl (Nicholson) Graham.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Mississippi State University, 1950. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1954.

Career

Associate professor, Clemson U., 1953-1958;associate director, Pet Inc., 1958-1966;technical director, Pet Inc., 1967-1969;professor food science and nutrition, department chairman, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1969-1975;assistant director science research, Del Monte Corporation, 1975-1980;director central research, Del Monte Corporation, 1980-1984;director technical development, Del Monte Corporation, 1984-1986;director technical services, Del Monte Corporation, 1986-1990;technical consultant, Del Monte Corporation, 1990;president, R and D Enterprises, since 1991. Board directors Food Technology Center, Electric Power Research Institute. Food protection committee NAS, 1972-1975, food additive committee, 1969-1984, 87-89, 91-93.

Advisory board Military Pers. Supplies, 1979-1982, board directors Research and Development. Consultant and speaker in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field.

Membership

Elder Presbyterian Church, 1964, 79-83, 91-94. Served with Army of the United States, 1946-1948. Fellow Institute Food Technologists (Outstanding member NCIFT 1989).

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Evaporated Milk Association (chairman Research and Development council 1956-1966), American Dairy Science Association (life member), American Academy Pediatrics, Marriage-Encounter Club, Northern California Institute of Food Technologists, Masons, Kiwanis, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Marjory May Cox, January 4, 1948 (deceased May, 1986). Children: Dee McDonald, Kenneth L., Thomas R., Timothy A., Robert D., Marjory F., Michael A. Married Margaret Ruth Smith, October 10, 1987.

father:
Homer Yancy Graham

mother:
Pearl (Nicholson) Graham

spouse:
Marjory May Cox

spouse:
Margaret Ruth Smith

child:
Dee McDonald Graham

child:
Kenneth L. Graham

child:
Thomas R. Graham

child:
Timothy A. Graham

child:
Robert D. Graham

child:
Marjory F. Graham

child:
Michael A. Graham