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wood treatment and finish consultant

Don Francis Laughnan, American wood treatment and finish consultant. Member Joint Coatings-Forest Products Committee, 1961—1979; Member of Federation Societies Coatings Technology, Forest Products Research Society.

Background

Laughnan, Don Francis was born on March 18, 1915 in Spring Green, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Thomas Raphael and Lillian Anna (Hutter) Laughnan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Wisconsin, 1938.

Career

With, paint research section United States Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin, 1936—1959, section chief, senior chemist, 1950—1959. Production engineer trade sales department Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, Milwaukee, 1940—1941. Senior specialist, treatments and finishes wood Simpson Timber Company, Seattle, 1959—1979.

President Laughnan Consultant, Inc., Bellevue, since 1979.

Membership

Member Joint Coatings-Forest Products Committee, 1961—1979. Member of Federation Societies Coatings Technology, Forest Products Research Society.

Connections

Married Laura Ann Nolden, May 25, 1940. Children: Karen Ann, Steven Thomas, Michael Jon, Joel James.

father:
Thomas Raphael Laughnan

mother:
Lillian Anna (Hutter) Laughnan

spouse:
Laura Ann Nolden

child:
Karen Ann Laughnan

child:
Steven Thomas Laughnan

child:
Michael Jon Laughnan

child:
Joel James Laughnan