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Construction materials company executive

Donald Eugene Hipchen, American construction materials company executive. Member American Chemical Society, Society Plastics Engineers.

Background

Hipchen, Donald Eugene was born on June 30, 1932 in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Clarence and Ernestine Elizabeth (Osmann) Hipchen.

Education

Bachelor of Science Chemical Engineering, University Pittsburgh, 1954.

Career

Production engineer, Union Carbide Corporation, Bound Brook, New Jersey, 1954-1959; plant engineer, Michigan Chemical Corporation, St. Louis, 1959-1960; plant chemist, Armstrong Cork Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1960-1962; research supervisor, Allied Chemical Corporation, Buffalo, 1962-1965; research supervisor, Jim Walter Research Corporation, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1967-1977; director development, Jim Walter Research Corporation, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1977-1979; president, Jim Walter Research Corporation, St. Petersburg, Florida, from 1979; vice president research, Jim Walter Corporation, St. Petersburg, from 1984. Board directors Celotex Inoue Corporation, Nagoya, Japan.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 8 patents in foam plastics. Contributor articles to technical journals.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society, Society Plastics Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: boating, scuba diving, skiing.

Connections

Married Martha Josephine Rich, December 28, 1954. Children: Karl Alan, Emily Ann, John Michael.

father:
John Clarence Hipchen

mother:
Ernestine Elizabeth (Osmann) Hipchen

spouse:
Martha Josephine Rich

child:
Karl Alan Hipchen

child:
John Michael Hipchen

child:
Emily Ann Hipchen