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Manuel Nathan Fineman

Chemical company executive

Manuel Nathan Fineman, Canadian chemical company executive. Achievements include 2 patents for low foam detergents. Fellow American Institute Chemists; member Chemical Specialties Manufacturers Association (executive board detergent division 1966) American Chemical Society (president Georgia branch 1978), Southern Aerosol Technology Association (co-founder 1979), Chemical Institute Canada, Sigma Xi.

Background

Fineman, Manuel Nathan was born on September 9, 1920 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Came to the United States, 1946. Son of Harry and Susie (Riven) Fineman.

Education

Bachelor of Science., McGill University, Montreal, 1941. Doctor of Philosophy, McGill University, Montreal, 1944. Postdoctorate, Stanford University, 1947.

Career

Chemist National Research Council, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1944-1946. Group leader Rohm & Haas Company, Philadelphia, 1947-1956. Vice president Puritan Chemical Company, Atlanta, 1956-1970.

Research director Avmor Ltd., Montreal, 1970-1973. Vice president Research and development Zep Manufacturing Company, Atlanta, 1973-1990. Semi-retired, consultant, expert witness, since 1991.

Judge, consultant Atlanta Science Congress, 1966. Expert witness industrial cleaning compounds product liability lawsuits, since 1975. Lecturer seminars industrial chemical labelling Executive Enterprises, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 2 patents for low foam detergents.

Works

  • Co-author: (with others) Industrial Housekeeping, 1963. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Institute Chemists. Member Chemical Specialties Manufacturers Association (executive board detergent division 1966) American Chemical Society (president Georgia branch 1978), Southern Aerosol Technology Association (co-founder 1979), Chemical Institute Canada, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Myra Rill, November 4, 1945. Children: Stan, Phyllis, David.