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polymer engineer

James R. Edman, American Polymer engineer. Fellow National Institutes of Health, 1961-1963. Board of directors Young Men’s Christian Association, Circleville, since 1973, Volunteer for Youth, Circleville, 1975-1980; volunteer Literacy Council, Circleville, since 1987. Member American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

Edman, James R. was born on June 5, 1936 in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, United States. Son of Joel Rueben and Agnes Evelyn (Hough) Edman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Gustavus Adolphus University, 1958. Master of Science in Chemistry, University Nebraska, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Nebraska, 1963.

Career

Research chemist, DuPont, Wilmington, Delaware, 1963-1968; research chemist, DuPont, Buffalo, New York, 1968-1969; Research and Development supervisor, DuPont, Circleville, Ohio., 1969-1988; senior research associate, DuPont, Circleville, Ohio., 1988-1992; research fellow, DuPont, Circleville, Ohio., since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Board of directors Young Men’s Christian Association, Circleville, since 1973, Volunteer for Youth, Circleville, 1975-1980. Volunteer Literacy Council, Circleville, since 1987. Member American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, photography.

Connections

Married Ramona Ann Henniges, December 21, 1958. Children: Steven, Kristine, David.

father:
Joel Rueben Edman

mother:
Agnes Evelyn (Hough) Edman

spouse:
Ramona Ann Henniges

child:
David Edman

child:
Steven Edman

child:
Kristine Edman