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chemical company executive

Edward Charles Leonard, American Chemical company executive. Board of directors United Way Memphis, since 1986. Member American Chemical Society, American Oil Chemists Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Background

Leonard, Edward Charles was born on August 21, 1927 in Burlington, North Carolina, United States. Son of Edward Charles and Murlie (Hinds) Leonard.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University North Carolina, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy, University North Carolina, 1951. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1974.

Career

Research scientist, supervisor, Union Carbide Corporation, 1951-1964;central research manager, Borden Chemical, 1964-1967;research executive, Humko Chemical Company division Witco Corporation, Memphis, 1967-1983;general manager, corporation vice president, Humko Chemical Company division Witco Corporation, Memphis, 1983-1993;executive vice president, Enenco Inc., Memphis, 1986-1993;president, Chief Executive Officer, The Hume Company, Inc., Memphis, since 1993.

Membership

Board directors United Way Memphis, since 1986. Member American Chemical Society, American Oil Chemists Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi. Clubs: Egyptians (Memphis).

Connections

Married Evelyn Ruspini, August 2, 1952.

father:
Edward Charles Leonard

mother:
Murlie (Hinds) Leonard

spouse:
Evelyn Ruspini