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Government official , consultant

Eugene George Kovach, American government official, consultant. Recipient Wayne University Distinguished Alumnus award, 1961. Captain United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1945. Member American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Background

Kovach, Eugene George was born on May 18, 1922 in Irvington, New Jersey, United States. Son of Eugene John and Hortense Marie (Telmany) Kovach.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Wayne University, 1943. Master of Science, Wayne University, 1944. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1948.

Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1949.

Career

Member faculty, research organic chemistry, Colgate University, 1950-1951;Member faculty, research organic chemistry, U. Florida, 1949-1954;science adviser to commander, United States Naval Forces, Germany, 1954-1957;with, National Science Foundation, 1958;with, State Department, Washington, 1959-1970;acting director, Office General Science Affairs, 1966-1970;deputy assistant secretary-general for science affairs, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Brussels, Belgium, 1970-1976;deputy assistant secretary-general for science affairs, Division Policy Research National Science Foundation, 1976-1978;director, Office Advanced Technology, Department State, 1978-1982;consultant, Department State, since 1982;alternate United States representative, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Science Committee, 1982-1995.

Membership

Captain United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1945. Member American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Mary Eleanor Frenning, April 11, 1950. Children– George Eugene, Mary Edith, Katherine Eleanor, Christine Marie, John Peter.

father:
Eugene John Kovach

mother:
Hortense Marie (Telmany) Kovach

spouse:
Mary Eleanor Frenning

children:
George Eugene Kovach

Mary Edith Kovach

Katherine Eleanor Kovach

Christine Marie Kovach

John Peter Kovach