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Marvin Burton Small

industrial chemicals company executive

Marvin Burton Small was industrial chemicals company executive.


Small, Marvin Burton was born on April 9, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Harry William and Janet (Udell) Small.


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1950.


With, Velsicol Chemicals Corporation, Chicago, 1950-1952;with, City Svc. Oil Corporation, Chicago, 1952-1954;with, Stauffer Chemicals, Chicago, 1954-1956;with, Big Ben Chemicals & Solvents (Ashland Oil), Chicago, 1956-1972;with, Great Lakes Solvents, Chicago, 1970-1972;with, EMCO, North Chicago, (ll., 1972-1978;owner, B&D Industrial Chemicals, Vernon Hills, Illinois, since 1978.


President Brotherhood, Nroth Shore Congregation Israel. President Parents Club, Northern Illinois. President Jewish Chapel Council, Great Lakes Naval Training Center.

Area chairman New Trier Republican Party. Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946. Member Chicago Drug and Chemical Society, Society Cosmetic Chemists, Chicago Hide and Leather Association, American Industrial Hygiene Association, Chicago Perfumery, Soap and Extract Association (president), Chicago Printing Ink Production Club (president).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: shooting.


Married Marion Isabel Greenwald, August 21, 1949 (divorced August 1981). Married Doris Emil Malecek, November 21, 1982. Children: Richard, Ronald, Davida, Pamela, William, Deborah.

Harry William Small

Janet (Udell) Small

Marion Isabel Greenwald

Doris Emil Malecek

Richard Small

Ronald Small

Davida Small

Pamela Small

William Small

Deborah Small