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Chemicals executive

Fred William Starks, American chemicals executive. Achievements include patents in field. Avery fellow, 1948-1949, United States Public Health Service fellow, 1949-1950. Member of American Institute Chemists, New York Academy of Sciences, American Chemical Society, Chemists Club, Buffalo Club, Cosmos, Sigma Xi.

Background

Starks, Fred William was born on August 16, 1921 in Millford, Illinois, United States. Son of Otis Earl and Evelyn Viola Starks.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1943. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nebraska, 1950.

Career

Supervisor United States Rubber Company, Torrance, California, 1943—1944, DuPont, Niagara Falls, New York, 1950—1957. President Starks Associates, Inc., Buffalo, 1957—1989, chairman, since 1989. Special lecturer University Buffalo, 1959—1963.

Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Membership

Member of American Institute Chemists, New York Academy of Sciences, American Chemical Society, Chemists Club, Buffalo Club, Cosmos, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Minnie Jane Reynolds, September 4, 1946. Children: David F., Steven J., Daniel J.

father:
Otis Earl

mother:
Evelyn Viola Starks

spouse:
Minnie Jane Reynolds

child:
David F. Starks

child:
Steven J. Starks

child:
Daniel J. Starks