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chemical company executive

Donald David Phillips, American chemical company executive. United States Rubber fellow, 1951-1952; Lalor Foundation fellow, 1955; Sloan fellow, 1955-1958. Fellow American Institute Chemists; member Plastics Institute American (trustee since 1973), American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

Phillips, Donald David was born on April 12, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Charles Henry and Beatrice Grace (Johnson) Phillips.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University Alberta, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry, University California, Berkeley, 1952.

Career

Assistant professor of chemistry, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1952-1958; supervisor, Shell Development Company, Modesto, California, 1958-1963; laboratory manager, Mobil Chemical Company, Metuchen, New Jersey, 1963-1967; manager commercial development, central research, Mobil Chemical Company. New York City, 1967-1978; general manager research and development, Mobil Chemical Company, Edison, New Jersey, 1978-1987; retired, Mobil Chemical Company, Edison, New Jersey, 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field.

Membership

Fellow American Institute Chemists. Member Plastics Institute American (trustee since 1973), American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Joan T. Cockeram, January 26, 1950. Children– Catherine, Janet, David, Barbara.

father:
Charles Henry Phillips

mother:
Beatrice Grace (Johnson) Phillips

spouse:
Joan T. Cockeram

child:
Janet Phillips

child:
Barbara Phillips

child:
Catherine Phillips

child:
David Phillips