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chemist , executive

Edwin Austin Gee was American chemical company executive. Member National Academy Engineering.

Background

Gee, Edwin Austin was born on February 19, 1920 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Edwin S. and Marie (Junghans) Gee.

Education

Bachelor of Science, George Washington University, 1941. Master of Science, George Washington University, 1944. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1948.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Moravian College, 1985.

Career

Assistant chemist Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, 1941-1942. Chemist United States Bureau Mines, College Park, Maryland, 1942-1944, engineer, 1945-1946, assistant chief metallurgist, 1947-1948. With E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1948-1978, director development department, 1960-1968, photo products department, 1968-1969, vice president, member executive committee, from 1970, senior vice president, director, until 1978.

President International Paper Company, New York City, 1978-1980, chairman, chief executive officer, 1980-1985, retired, 1985. Director American Products Inc., Clean Sites, Lehman Investors, Bell and Howell Company, Onsogene Science Inc., Lehman Corporation, Canbnex Inc., American Home Products, Lehman Capitol Fund, Bethleheny Steel.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with Tyler) Managing Ineration. Contributor articles to professional journals Pantee in field.

Membership

Member National Academy Engineering.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf.

Connections

Married Genevieve Riordan, August 26, 1944. Children: J. Michael, William S., David S.

father:
Edwin S. Gee

mother:
Marie (Junghans) Gee

spouse:
Genevieve Riordan

child:
J. Michael Gee

child:
William S. Gee

child:
David S. Gee