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engineering company executive

Donald Truman Wetzel, American engineering company executive. Registered professional engineer, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania. Decorated Air Force Commendation medal, President's Unit citation. Captain United States Air Force, 1959-1965, Europe. Member National Society of Professional Engineers, National Institute Food Technologists.

Background

Wetzel, Donald Truman was born on June 22, 1937 in Thayer, Missouri, United States. Son of Ralph Noel and Jane Stiles (Hoyt) Wetzel.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Missouri, 1959. Postgraduate, London School Business Studies, 1981.

Career

Project engineer, Ralston Purina Company, St. Louis, 1965-1973;manager engineering, Europe, Ralston Purina Company, Brussels, 1973-1975;project manager, A.G. McKee Company, Chicago, 1976-1980;vice president operations, A.G. McKee Company, Chicago, 1980-1982;senior vice president, general manager, Davy-McKee Corporation, Chicago, 1982-1988;vice president, deputy division manager, Sverdrup Corporation, St. Louis, 1989-1990;vice president, operations manager, Sverdrup Corporation, St. Louis, 1990-1993;vice president, principal, Sverdrup Corporation, St. Louis, 1993-1997;director operations, Raytheon Engineering and Construction, Downers Grove, Illinois, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania.

Membership

Captain United States Air Force, 1959-1965, Europe. Member National Society of Professional Engineers, National Institute Food Technologists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Upland bird and water fowl hunting, fishing.

Connections

Married Betty Ann Benbenek, June 20, 1959. Children: James Douglas, Kathleen, Margaret.

father:
Ralph Noel Wetzel

mother:
Jane Stiles (Hoyt) Wetzel

spouse:
Betty Ann Benbenek

children:
James Douglas Wetzel

Kathleen Wetzel

Margaret Wetzel