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chemical company executive

John Leonard Anderson, American Chemical company executive ( ind: manufacturing)chemical company executive. Served to corporal United States Army, 1953-1955.; Member Potash Phosphate Institute (director), The Fertilizer Institute (directory).

Background

Anderson, John Leonard was born on July 27, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Elmer G. and Florence (Peterson) Anderson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1951, Master of Business Administration, 1960. Technology developer Diversey Corporation, Chicago, 1951-1953. Salesman George C. Peterson Company, Chicago, 1955-1957, American Potash & Chemical, Chicago, New York City, 1957-1966.

Sales manager Cominco American, Spokane, Washington, 1966-1973, vice president marketing, 1973-1982, president, chief Executive officer, 1982-1985, also board directors. President Chemicals and Fertilizers division, Cominco Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1986^, also board directors.

Career

Technology developer Diversey Corporation, Chicago, 1951—1953. Salesman George C. Peterson Company, 1955—1957, American Potash & Chemical, Chicago, New York City, 1957—1966. Sales manager Cominco American, Spokane, Washington, 1966—1973, vice president marketing, 1973—1982, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1982—1985, also board directors.

President Chemicals and Fertilizers division Cominco Ltd., Calgary, Canada, since 1986, also board directors Canada. Corporal United States Army, 1953-1955.

Membership

Served to corporal United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Potash Phosphate Institute (director), The Fertilizer Institute (directory).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, golf, skiing, fishing, gardening.

Connections

Married Patricia Ann Burtwell, October 30, 1954 (divorced January 1986). Children: Bryan John, Kimberly Sconce. Married Leslie Wallace, April 26, 1986.

father:
Elmer G. Anderson

mother:
Florence (Peterson) Anderson

spouse:
Patricia Ann Burtwell

spouse:
Leslie Wallace

child:
Bryan John Anderson

child:
Kimberly Sconce Anderson