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business consultant

Louis Edward Klein, business consultant.

Background

Klein, Louis Edward was born on September 20, 1920 in Richard City, Tennessee, United States. Son of William Henry and Jesse Cresswell (Booker) Klein.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University, 1942. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1947.

Career

Shift supervisor, Kentucky Ordnance Works, Atlas Powder, Paducah, 1942-1943;project specialist organic division, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1947-1966;assistant department director, director new business development, assistant general manager organic division, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1947-1966;assistant general manager international division, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1966-1967;director business development new enterprise division, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1967-1971;corporation director licensing, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1971-1977;director new ventures, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1977-1983;president, Klein Associations, St. Louis, since 1983. Senior associate Strategic Planning Insurance, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984-1990. General partner Baring Private Equity Partners Ltd., London, since 1984.

Guest lecturer University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, Philadelphia, 1986-1993.

Membership

Member Clayton (Missouri) Library Board, 1962-1964. Member Parks and Recreation Commission, Clayton, 1964-1966. Member Clayton Board Education, 1963-1965.

Member Science and Technology Council, Regional Commission and Growth Association, St. Louis, since 1980. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1943-1946, World War World War II. Fellow Royal Society Arts, Manufacturing and Community.

Member American Chemical Society, AAAs, Commercial Development Association, Licensing Executives Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, skiing, arts, music.

Connections

Married Allie Crockett Leslie, February 3, 1950 (divorced). Children: Susan W., William E., Jane C. Married Carol Bick, February 18, 1981.

father:
William Henry Klein

mother:
Jesse Cresswell (Booker) Klein

spouse:
Allie Crockett Leslie

spouse:
Carol Bick

child:
Susan W. Klein

child:
William E. Klein

child:
Jane C. Klein