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Chemicals executive

Harry Ragsdale White, American chemicals executive. With United States Army Corps Engineers, 1953-1956. Member Society Plastics Engineers.

Background

White, Harry Ragsdale was born on October 2, 1932 in Sandy Ridge, Texas, United States. Son of Harry Carroll and Lillian Elkanah (Moore) White.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Texas, 1958. Master of Business Administration in Marketing, University Houston, 1983.

Career

Teacher mathematics, coach, Bartlett (Texas) H.S., 1958-1960;research chemist Institute Marine Science, University Texas, Port Aronsas, 1960-1961;from chemist to process engineer manager, Celanese Plastics Company, Deer Park, Texas, 1961-1964, 66-69;production superintendent, plant manager, Celanese Plastics Company, Alta Loma, California, 1964-1966;production superintendent, Celanese Plastics Company, Batavia, Illinois, 1966;production manager, plant manager, general manager, Van Leer Plastics Company, Houston, 1969-1977;manager technical services, Southwest Chemical Svc., Seabrook, Texas, since 1978. Advisory board member Polymer Technology Consortium Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., Bryan, 1991-1993.

Membership

With United States Army Corps Engineers, 1953-1956. Member Society Plastics Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, fishing, golf.

Connections

Married Carole Jean Ware, December 20, 1958. Children: Linda Carole, Vicki Elaine, Harry Barton Ragsdale, James Friedrich Allen.

father:
Harry Carroll White

mother:
Lillian Elkanah (Moore) White

spouse:
Carole Jean Ware

child:
Linda Carole White

child:
Vicki Elaine White

child:
Harry Barton Ragsdale White

child:
James Friedrich Allen White