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packaging company executive

Leon Katz, American packaging company executive. Named to Hall of Fame Packaging, 1992. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1944. Member American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Lambda Upsilon. M C.

Background

Katz, Leon was born on August 27, 1921 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frederick and Sarah (Kirsner) Katz.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Trinity College, 1944;Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry, University of Illinois, 1947.

Career

With, Global Assessment of Functioning Corporation, 1953-1970;vice president research and development. Executive vice president, Rockwood Industries, 1970-1972;vice president commercial development, Polychrome Corporation, 1972-1973;vice president research and development packaging division, American Can Company, 1973-1980;vice president general manager recovery systems and research and development fiber, American Can Company, 1980-1982;senior vice president corporation research and development, James River Corporation, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1982-1985;vice president corporation technical, James River Corporation, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1985-1989;consultant, James River Corporation, Norwalk, Connecticut, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1944. Member American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Lambda Upsilon. M C.

Connections

Married Blossom Shirley Zeidman, June 8, 1947. Children: Stanley G., Barbara D., Nancy L.

father:
Frederick Katz

mother:
Sarah (Kirsner) Katz

spouse:
Blossom Shirley Zeidman

child:
Stanley G. Katz

child:
Barbara D. Katz

child:
Nancy L. Katz