Percy Trope, South African chemical company executive. Fellow South African Institute Mining and Metallurgy; member Society Professional Engineers.
Trope, Percy was born on September 8, 1919 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Son of Harry and Sylvia Trope.
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Witwatersrand, 1940.
Plant superintendent Cordite Factory, 1940-1941. Superintendent chemical plants Chemical Defense Factory, South African Defense Forces, 1941-1945. Chemist Kemikon (Proprietary ) Limited., 1945.
Company-designer, constructor Electro Chemical Industries (Proprietary ) Limited., 1946-1948.
Production manager zinc dust and zinc oxide Zinc Products Limited., Benoni, South Africa, 1948-1958. Managing director guar gum technical sales Stein Hall South America (Proprietary ) Limited., Johannesburg, 1958-1965.
Managing director, designer, constructor Trochem (Proprietary ) Limited., Wadeville, South Africa, 1965-1983, chairman, since 1983.
Fellow South African Institute Mining and Metallurgy. Member Society Professional Engineers. Clubs: Killarney Golf, Rand Flying.
Married Edna Dison, February 8, 1942. Children– Sylvia, Jonathan.