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chemical company executive

Otto Louis Forchheimer was American chemical company executive. Board directors Refractories Institute, Pittsburgh, 1988-1996. With United States ARmy, 1955-1956. Fellow American Society for Testing and Materials, American Ceramics Society.

Background

Forchheimer, Otto Louis was born on September 18, 1926 in Nurnberg, Bavaria, Germany. Came to the United States, 1947. Son of Jacob E. and Dina (Neu) Forchheimer.

Education

Bachelor of Science, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1951.

Career

From senior research chemist to assistant director research, General Abrasive Company, Niagara Falls, New York, 1953-1959;head chemistry division, Trionics Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin, 1959-1962;director research, The J. E. Baker Company, York, Pennsylvania, 1963-1991;chairman, The J. E. Baker Company, York, Pennsylvania, 1991-1996;also board directors, The J. E. Baker Company, York, Pennsylvania. Board directors Baker Holding Company, New York.

Membership

Board of directors Refractories Institute, Pittsburgh, 1988-1996. With United States ARmy, 1955-1956. Fellow American Society for Testing and Materials, American Ceramics Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bridge, swimming.

Connections

Married Lesesne Bell, August 24, 1957. Children: Margaret, Richard.

father:
Jacob E. Forchheimer

mother:
Dina (Neu) Forchheimer

spouse:
Lesesne Bell

child:
Margaret Forchheimer

child:
Richard Forchheimer