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Oil company executive

Eneas Dillon Kane, American oil company executive. Patentee in field. Recipient Berkeley citation University California, 1976. Fellow Society Automotive Engineers; member National Academy Engineering, American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Petroleum Engineers Clubs: Stock Exchange (San Francisco), Engineers (San Francisco); University (New York City).

Background

Kane, Eneas Dillon was born on January 8, 1917 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Eneas and Catherine (Dillon) Kane.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University California, Berkeley, 1938. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1949. Master of Science, Kansas State University, 1939.

Career

Design engineer Westinghouse, 1940. Instructor University California, Berkeley, 1940-1941, assistant professor mechanical engineering, 1945-1947, associate professor, 1950-1951. Project engineer Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, 1942-1943, 51-52.

Group engineer Tennessee Eastman Company, 1943-1945. Supervisor California Research and Development Company, Livermore, 1952-1953. Research associate California Research Corporation, Richmond, 1954-1956.

Senior engineering associate, engineering consultant, senior engineering consultant, 1956-1962. Manager producing division La Habra, 1962-1964. Assistant secretary Standard Oil Corporation California, San Francisco, 1964-1965, vice president technical, 1970-1982.

Vice president Chevron Research Company, Richmond, 1964-1967, president, 1967-1970. Member engineering advisory board University California, Berkeley.

Achievements

  • Patentee in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Society Automotive Engineers. Member National Academy Engineering, American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Petroleum Engineers Clubs: Stock Exchange (San Francisco), Engineers (San Francisco). University (New York City).

Connections

Married Mary Helen Wainwright, July 15, 1944. Children: Mary Nappi, Judith Otto, Therese Haden, Barbara Van der Pol, Eneas A., Timothy, Nancy, Christopher.

father:
Eneas Kane

mother:
Catherine (Dillon) Kane

spouse:
Mary Helen Wainwright

child:
Christopher Kane

child:
Nancy Kane

child:
Timothy Kane

child:
Mary Nappi Kane

child:
Eneas A. Kane

child:
Barbara Van der Pol Kane

child:
Therese Haden Kane

child:
Judith Otto Kane