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chemical company executive

John Anthony Klacsmann, American chemical company executive. Trustee Christ Episcopal Church Foundation, president, 1993-1995; board directors Jacksonville Symphony Association; Mayo Reader Advisory Board; Fellow American Institute Chemists, Florida Institute Chemists (treasurer 1988-1995); member American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Marsh Landing Club, Sigma Xi, Ponte Vedra Club, The Ladge & Bath Club.

Background

Klacsmann, John Anthony was born on October 6, 1921 in West New York, New Jersey, United States. Son of Joseph J. Klacsmann and Anna Elizabeth (Schmiedeberg) Goessling.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Yale University, 1942; Master of Arts, Yale University, 1944; Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1947.

Career

Assistant to laboratory director, Union Carbide Corporation, Oak Ridge, 1944-1946; with, E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, since 1947; vice president, general manager fabrics and finishes department, E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, 1973-1975; vice president, general manager international department, E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, 1975-1978; vice president international, Wilmington, Delaware, 1978-1981; retired, 1981. Director DuPont Canada Inc. Executive vice president Clean Sites, Inc., 1985-1986, senior advisory to president, since 1986.

Membership

Trustee Christ Episcopal Church Foundation, president, 1993-1995. Board directors Jacksonville Symphony Association. Mayo Reader Advisory Board.

Fellow American Institute Chemists, Florida Institute Chemists (treasurer 1988-1995). Member American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Marsh Landing Club, Sigma Xi, Ponte Vedra Club, The Ladge & Bath Club.

Connections

Married Betty Birdsey, September 23, 1944. Children— Steven B., Peter G., John Anthony.

father:
Joseph J. Klacsmann Goessling

mother:
Anna Elizabeth (Schmiedeberg) Goessling

spouse:
Betty Birdsey

child:
Steven B. Klacsmann

child:
John Anthony Klacsmann

child:
Peter G. Klacsmann