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chemist , research executive

James Earl Barney, American research executive, chemist. President Farmington Chamber of Commerce, 1983-1985; chairperson Tunxis Committee College Regional Advisory Council, Farmington, since 1988. member American Chemical Society (chairman Kansas City section 1965), Rotary (secretary 1983-1985, president 1987-1988 Farmington chapter).

Background

Barney, James Earl was born on September 1, 1926 in Rossville, Kansas, United States. Son of James Earl and Irene (Franz) Barney.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Kansas, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Kansas, 1950.

Career

Group leader Standard Oil Corporation (Indiana), Whiting, 1950-1960. Senior scientist Spencer Chemical Company, Merriam, Kansas, 1960-1962. Section manager Midwest Research Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, 1962-1969.

Department head Stauffer Cehm. Company, Richmond, California, 1969-1978, manager Farmington, Connecticut, 1978-1987, ICI Americas Inc., Farmington, 1987-1988, Ciba-Geigy Corporation, Farmington, from 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

President Farmington Chamber of Commerce, 1983-1985. Chairperson Tunxis Committee College Regional Advisory Council, Farmington, since 1988. member American Chemical Society (chairman Kansas City section 1965), Rotary (secretary 1983-1985, president 1987-1988 Farmington chapter).

Connections

Married Patricia Leonard, October 4, 1946. Children: Alan Earl, Anne Louise.

father:
James Earl Barney

mother:
Irene (Franz) Barney

spouse:
Patricia Leonard

child:
Alan Earl Barney

child:
Anne Louise Barney