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chemical company executive

Gerhard Barth-Wehrenalp, chemical company executive. Holder United States, Canadian, British, German, French, Italian patents. Member American Committee for Economic Education; board directors United States commission World Health Organization; member president's council LaSalle College, Philadelphia; Member American Chemical Society, American Rocket Society (president Philadelphia section 1958), Society Chemical Industry.

Background

Barth-Wehrenalp, Gerhard was born on October 19, 1920 in Teplitz-Schoenau, Czechoslovakia. Son of Burghard and Kaethe (Bechert) von B.-W. came to the United States, 1951, naturalized, 1957.

Education

Student, University Hamburg, Germany, 1943. Doctor of Philosophy maxima cum laude, University Innsbruck, Austria, 1949.

Career

Chemist, Institute Beverage Technology, Bad Homburg, Germany, 1943-1944;Chemist, Breganzia Food Corporation, Bregenz, Austria, 1945-1946;lecturer, assistant, U. Innsbruck, 1949-1951;research associate, Temple University, 1951-1952;assistant professor, LaSalle College, Philadelphia, 1952-1954;research chemist, Pennwalt Corporation, Philadelphia, 1953-1955;group leader, Pennwalt Corporation, 1955-1957;director inorganic research, Pennwalt Corporation, 1957-1963;manager research, Pennwalt Corporation, 1963-1970;assistant to chairman, Pennwalt Corporation, 1971;corporation vice president, technical director, Pennwalt Corporation, 1971-1974;senior vice president, Pennwalt Corporation, 1974-1981;consultant, Pennwalt Corporation, since 1981;president, Tamiami RBBS, since 1985. Austrian representative to Younger Chemists International Project, Technology AssistanceProgram, 1951. Chairman phosphorus-nitrogen chemistry symposium Gordon Research Conference, 1960.

Achievements

  • Holder United States, Canadian, British, German, French, Italian patents.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Board editors: Research Mgmt. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Committee for Economic Education. Board directors United States commission World Health Organization. Member president's council LaSalle College, Philadelphia.

Member American Chemical Society, American Rocket Society (president Philadelphia section 1958), Society Chemical Industry.

Connections

Married Waltraut von Weber, April 8, 1952. Children: Christian, Gerald, Markus.

father:
Burghard Barth-Wehrenalp

mother:
Kaethe (Bechert) Barth-Wehrenalp

spouse:
Waltraut von Weber

child:
Christian Barth-Wehrenalp

child:
Gerald Barth-Wehrenalp

child:
Markus Barth-Wehrenalp