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Herman Arthur Poitras

chemical engineer.

Herman Arthur Poitras, American chemical engineer. Member Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, American Management Association, American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Commerce and Industry Association New York, Tau Beta Pi.; Club: Sea Pines Plantation. Patentee in field.

Background

Poitras, Herman Arthur was born on April 17, 1912 in Ware, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Arthur L. and Parmelia (Noreau) Poitras.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Ch.E., Tufts College, 1935. Student Columbia, 1943.

Career

Allied Chemical & Dye Corporation, Edgewater, New Jersey, 1936-1942. Chief process engineer, project engineer Heyden Chemical Corporation, Garfield and Princeton, New Jersey, 1942-1945. Assistant department head Chas.

Pfizer & Company, Inc., Brooklyn, 1945-1948. Superintendent Vigo Plant, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1948-1949, general production manager, 1949, vice president charge production, 1949-1970, director, 1950-1970. Consultant chemical manufacturing and chemical engineering, from 1970.

Director Pfizer Foreign Trade Subsidiaries.

Membership

Member Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, American Management Association, American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Commerce and Industry Association New York, Tau Beta Pi. Club: Sea Pines Plantation. Patentee in field.

Connections

Married Gertrude M. VanKampen, January 26, 1953. Children: Gail M., Robert H. With Barrett div.

father:
Arthur L. Poitras

mother:
Parmelia (Noreau) Poitras

spouse:
Gertrude M. VanKampen

children:
Gail M. Poitras

Robert H. With Barrett div Poitras