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Cosmetic company executive

John Menkart, Czech, British, American Cosmetic company executive. Patentee in field member of the board management Stamford Hospital; board directors Industrial Research Institute, 1979-1983. Fellow Textile Institute Great Britain; member Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (chairman science advising committee 1974-1976), American Chemical Society, Society Cosmetic Chemists, University Club (New York City).

Background

Menkart, John was born on August 20, 1922 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Son of Rudolph J. and Milada (Fischer) Menkart. came to the United States, 1954, naturalized, 1961.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Leeds, England, 1943. Doctor of Philosophy, University Leeds, England, 1946.

Career

Research chemist, England, 1946-1953;staff, Textile Research Institute, Princeton, New Jersey, 1954-1958;with, Gillette Company, 1958-1971;president, Gillette Research Institute, 1968-1971;vice president technical, Clairol Inc., Stamford, Connecticut, 1971-1976;senior vice president, Clairol Inc., 1977-1987;president, Shagbark Research, Inc., since 1987.

Achievements

  • Patentee in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author. Member editorial boards professional journals.

Membership

Member of the board management Stamford Hospital. Board directors Industrial Research Institute, 1979-1983. Fellow Textile Institute Great Britain.

Member Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (chairman science advising committee 1974-1976), American Chemical Society, Society Cosmetic Chemists, University Club (New York City).

Connections

Married Margaret White, April 4, 1953. Children: Andrew, Deborah. Married Edith L. Chandler, August 2, 1968.

Stepchildren: Elizabeth, David.

father:
Rudolph J. Menkart

mother:
Milada (Fischer) Menkart

spouse:
Margaret White

spouse:
Edith L. Chandler

child:
Andrew Menkart

child:
Deborah Menkart

child:
Elizabeth Menkart

child:
David Menkart