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chemical company executive

Francis Winfield Collins, American Chemical company executive. Recipient Platinum award for outstanding service Svc. Corporation Retired Executives,1998.

Background

Collins, Francis Winfield was born on January 5, 1927 in New York City. Son of Francis W. and Lillian A. (Schaeffler) Collins.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Amherst College, 1948; Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1949.

Career

From control chemist to assistant department head, Merck and Company, Rahway, New Jersey, 1949-1960; technical representative, E.I. DuPont de Nemours, Wilmington, Delaware, 1960-1965; from superintendent to senior market researcher, E.I. DuPont de Nemours, Gibbstown, New Jersey, 1965-1985; retired, 1985. President Brandywine Cons., Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, since 1985. Teaching and tutoring, since 1985.

Membership

Chair Hanby Civic Association, Wilmington, 1978-1980, West Milford (New Jersey) Advisory Commission, 1969. Chapter chair Service Corps Retired Executives, 1991-1993, regional marketing coordinator, 1994-1995, regional computer coordinator, 1994-1996 (special award 1996, Platinum award 1997). Counselor International Executive Service Corps, since 1993.

Assistant chairman board trustees Minikin Opera, Wilmington, 1985-1994.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: world travel, sailing, camping, gardening.

Connections

Married Rhoda Henry Collins, May 30, 1952. Children: Sharon, Russell, Margaret, Cynthia, Wayne.

father:
Francis W. Collins

mother:
Lillian A. (Schaeffler) Collins

spouse:
Rhoda Henry Collins

child:
Russell Collins

child:
Cynthia Collins

child:
Margaret Collins

child:
Sharon Collins

child:
Wayne Collins