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Manufacturing company executive

Jack Clarence Vander Woude, American former manufacturing company executive. Patentee in field.

Background

Woude, Jack Clarence Vander was born on October 27, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of George and Gertrude (Vander Meer) Vander Woude.

Education

AB, Calvin College, 1939. Bachelor of Science, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1941.

Career

Chemical engineer Tennessee Eastman Company, Kingsport, 1941-1950. Department superintendent Texas Eastman Company, Longview, 1950, assistant division superintendent, 1961, works manager, 1968, vice president, works manager, 1970, vice president, assistant manager, 1972, president, 1975-1983. Member advisory council Engineering Foundation, College Engineering, University Texas, Austin, 1977-1986.

Board directors M Bank, Longview.

Achievements

  • Patentee in field.

Membership

Board directors Texas Indiana College Fund, 1979-1985, LeTourneau College Associates, since 1973, Civic Music Association, Longview, since 1951, Greater Longview United Way, 1962-1977. Founding president Longview Museum and Art Center, 1972-1974. Board directors Good Shepherd Medical Center, since 1976, president board trustees, 1981-1983.

Chairman advisory board Habitat for Humanity, Longview, since 1986. Member foundation board East Texas Area council Boy Scouts American, since 1986. Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946.

Member American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers, Alpha Chi Sigma, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Tau Beta Pi. Clubs: Pinecrest Country, Summit.

Connections

Married Jeannette Helen Uddenberg, July 27, 1946. Children– Jean Helen, Lois Claire, Richard John, Robert Charles.

father:
George Woude

mother:
Gertrude (Vander Meer) Vander Woude

spouse:
Jeannette Helen Uddenberg

child:
Jean Helen Woude

child:
Lois Claire Woude

child:
Richard John Woude

child:
Robert Charles Woude