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consultant , chemical company executive

Howard Steinberg, American Chemical company executive. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1945. Member American Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum Engineers, American Chemical Society, Society Chemical Industry, Industrial Research Institute, British Chemical Society, Sigma Xi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Lambda Upsilon.


Steinberg, Howard was born on August 23, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Leo and Hattie (Seskind) Steinberg.


Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, Urbana, 1946—1948. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1948—1951.


Atomic Energy Commission postdoctoral fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1951-1952;research chemist, Aerojet General Corporation, Azusa, California, 1952;research associate, University of California at Los Angeles, 1952-1953;collaborator, United States Department of Agriculture, Pasadena, California, 1953-1954;with, United States Borax Research Corporation, Anaheim, California, since 1954;director chemical research, United States Borax Research Corporation, 1961-1963;vice president, United States Borax Research Corporation, 1963-1969;president, United States Borax Research Corporation, since 1969;vice president, United States Borax & Chemical Corporation, Los Angeles, since 1969;director, United States Borax & Chemical Corporation, since 1973. Member science and engineering advisory county California State University, Fullerton, since 1964.


  • Achievements include researcher and coauthor with Professor Donald J. Cram in the first two papers of his seminal work (Host-Guest chemistry) leading to his 1987 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Organoboron Chemistry. Co-author (book (treatise). Editor: (books) Progress in Boron Chemistry.

      Contributor numerous research papers. Numerous United States and foreign patents in field of organoboron chemistry.


Member Science and Engineering Advisory Council, California State University, Fullerton, 1964—1990. Director Orange County Cultural Groups Foundation, 1970—1971. Member of American Institute of Mining, American Chemical Society, British Chemical Society, Industrial Research Institute, Society Chemical Industry, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Pi Mu Epsilon, Sigma Xi.


  • Other Interests

    Woodworking, golf, fiction writing.


Married Eve Taubman, February 10, 1946. Children: Lisa Beth Leonard, Gary Robert, Erik Jon.

Leo Steinberg

Hattie (Seskind) Steinberg

Eve Taubman

Lisa Beth Leonard Steinberg

Gary Robert Steinberg

Erik Jon Steinberg