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executive , Natural products chemist

James Douglas Thacker, American Natural products chemist, executive. Decorated Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, Bronze Star, Army Commendation medal; Allied Chemical Special Merit fellow, 1978, Keenan Research fellow North Carolina.State U., 1979. Sergeant United States Army, 1969-1975, Vietnam. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, New York Academy Sciences M C.

Background

Thacker, James Douglas was born on July 25, 1949 in Palmerton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Woodrow and Eleanor (Harcourt) Thacker.

Education

Bachelor of Science, North Carolina State University, 1977; Doctor of Philosophy, North Carolina State University, 1987.

Career

Pres, Grainger laboratories, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1982-1985; consultant, Cameron Thacker & Associations, Raleigh, 1985-1989; manager, Wildlife International, Easton, Maryland., 1989-1992; director, Arctech, Chantilly, Virginia, 1992-1993; vice president, Thaco, Chantilly, Virginia, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Plant Resistance to Insects, 1983. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Sergeant United States Army, 1969-1975, Vietnam. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, New York Academy Sciences M C.

Connections

Married Cynthia Marie Schadlick, March 4, 1972 (divorced 1982). Married Emily Elizabeth Cameron, March 7, 1984. 1 child, Cameron James.

father:
Charles Woodrow Thacker

mother:
Eleanor (Harcourt) Thacker

spouses:
Cynthia Marie Schadlick

Emily Elizabeth Cameron

child:
Cameron James Thacker