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Information services executive

Frederick Hammann Owens, American information services executive. President Southampton (Pennsylvania) Free Library., 1986-1990; correspondent secretary Philadelphia Science Council, since 1985. Staff sergeant United States Army, 1946-1949. Member American Chemical Society (president Philadelphia chapter 1975, chairman division professional relations 1977, councilor since 1975, service award 1977, Henry Hill award 1987).

Background

Owens, Frederick Hammann was born on December 29, 1928 in Royersford, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles and Elsa Henrietta (Hammann) Owens.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, 1953. Master of Science in Organic Chemistry, University Illinois, Urbana, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry, University Illinois, Urbana, 1958.

Career

Chemist Rohm & Haas Company, Bristol, Pennsylvania, 1957-1974, project leader, 1974-1976, manager, information services Spring House, from 1976.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Inventor in field.

Membership

President Southampton (Pennsylvania) Free Library., 1986-1990. Correspondent secretary Philadelphia Science Council, since 1985. Staff sergeant United States Army, 1946-1949.

Member American Chemical Society (president Philadelphia chapter 1975, chairman division professional relations 1977, councilor since 1975, service award 1977, Henry Hill award 1987).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gourmet cooking, gardening, reading.

Connections

Married Elinor Margaret Hankins, November 25, 1961. Children: Grace Elsa, Elinor Theresa, Frederick Hankins.

father:
Charles Owens

mother:
Elsa Henrietta (Hammann) Owens

spouse:
Elinor Margaret Hankins

children:
Grace Elsa Owens

Elinor Theresa Owens

Frederick Hankins Owens