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consultant , Food products executive

Joseph Ronstadt Smith, American food products executive, consultant. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member American Oil Chemists Society, National Institute Oilseed Products (board directors 1966-1986, president 1967-1968).

Background

Smith, Joseph Ronstadt was born on October 15, 1926 in Tucson. Son of Harold Daniel and Marguerite (Ronstadt) Smith.

Education

Bachelor in Chemical Engineering, University Colorado, 1948. Master of Science in Business, University Colorado, 1950.

Career

Research assistant, rocket project, Department Physics, U. Colorado, Boulder, 1949-1950;chemist, group vice president, Pacific Vegetable Oil Corporation, San Francisco, 1950-1968;president, Agricom International, San Francisco, 1968-1981;president, Oilseeds International, Ltd., San Francisco, since 1981;also board directors, Oilseeds International, Ltd., San Francisco.

Works

  • book

    • Safflower

      (Book portrays how safflower oil describes the commercial ...)

  • Other Work

    • Author: Safflower, 1995. Contributor articles to professional journals, newsletters.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member American Oil Chemists Society, National Institute Oilseed Products (board directors 1966-1986, president 1967-1968). Clubs: World Trade (San Francisco), Los Altos Golf and Country.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: scale airplanes, record collecting, gardening, walking, photography.

Connections

Married Joyce mcKeon, September 9, 1950. Children: Sally Carol, Allan Kent.

father:
Harold Daniel Smith

mother:
Marguerite (Ronstadt) Smith

spouse:
Joyce mcKeon

child:
Sally Carol Smith

child:
Allan Kent Smith