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Telecommunications executive , chemical engineer

Glenn Richard Elion, American telecommunications executive, fiber optics and chemical engineer. Recipient Regional Achievement award National Science Foundation, 1966, American Archer award Archery Association, 1968. Coordinator American Red Cross Blood Drive for local Masonic lodge, Southborough, Massachusetts, 1982. Member of Masons.

Background

Elion, Glenn Richard was born on October 22, 1948 in Franklin Square, New York, United States. Son of Herbert A. and Sheila (Thall) Elion.

Education

Bachelor, Bachelor of Science, Tufts University, 1970. Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1971.

Career

Research assistant Princeton University, 1972-1973. Research engineer Merck & Company, Rahway, New Jersey, 1973-1976. Management engineer Sumitomo Electric, Yokohama, Japan, 1976.

President International Communications, Framingham, Massachusetts, 1977-1981, Aetna Telecommunications Company, Westborough, 1981-1985. Vice president international communications and energy International Optical Telecommunications, Inc., Hyannis, since 1985, also board directors. Board directors Elion Inc., Chatham, Massachusetts.

Membership

Coordinator American Red Cross Blood Drive for local Masonic lodge, Southborough, Massachusetts, 1982. Member of Masons.

Connections

Married Susan Smith-Elion, October 1, 1977. Children: Brendan James, Douglas James.

father:
Herbert A. Elion

mother:
Sheila (Thall) Elion

spouse:
Susan Smith-Elion

child:
Brendan James Elion

child:
Douglas James Elion