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food company executive

Donald Adelbert Orcutt, American food company executive. With United States Navy, 1944-1946, PTO. Member American Pharmaceutical Association, American Association Pharmaceutical Scientists, American Chemical Society, Institute Food Technology, Kawanian Club, Masons.

Background

Orcutt, Donald Adelbert was born on June 25, 1926 in Traverse City, Michigan, United States. Son of Leighton Adelbert and Sara Francis (Covert) Orcutt.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Purdue University, 1950. Postgraduate, University Oklahoma, 1951.

Career

Chemist, Whitehall Pharmaceutical, Elkhart, Indiana, 1950-1957;assistant director pharmaceutical research and development, Miles Labs, Elkhart, 1957-1965;vice president technical director, Standard Pharmacal, Elgin, Illinois, 1965-1978;manager technical service, Parke-Davis Company, Detroit, 1978-1980;manager technical service, L. Perrigo, Allegan, Michigan, 1980-1981;general manager, Capsutab Ltd., Arecibo, P.R., 1981-1984;vice president, technical director, Protein Products, 1984-1986;research and development/quality control manager, Abel laboratories, South Plainfield, New Jersey, 1986-1987;manager product development, General Nutrition Products Inc., Greenville, South Carolina., 1987-1991.

Religion

The relationship with God in Covenant is like a marriage between human beings – both as a community and as individuals – on the one side and God in Christ on the other.

Politics

There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

Views

Different kinds of small groups inside the overall Methodist movement should be encouraged to developed, so that both leaders and members of the societies could receive support and challenge in their faith.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1944-1946, PTO. Member American Pharmaceutical Association, American Association Pharmaceutical Scientists, American Chemical Society, Institute Food Technology, Kawanian Club, Masons.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: camping.

Connections

Married Margaret Joane Van Bergan, May 20, 1950. Children: Jeane Louise, David Leighton, Daniel Paul, Richard Michael.

father:
Leighton Adelbert Orcutt

mother:
Sara Francis (Covert) Orcutt

spouse:
Margaret Joane Van Bergan

child:
Jeane Louise Orcutt

child:
David Leighton Orcutt

child:
Daniel Paul Orcutt

child:
Richard Michael Orcutt