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Peter Andre Benoliel

Chemical company executive

Peter Andre Benoliel, American chemical company executive.


Benoliel, Peter Andre was born on January 18, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of David Jacques and Katherine (Krauss) Benoliel.


AB, Princeton University, 1953. Postgraduate, University Pennsylvania, 1957.


Chemist, product manager Quaker Chemical Corporation, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, 1957-1962, vice president, 1963-1966, president, since 1966, chairman, since 1980. Director Philadelphia National Corporation, UGI Corporation.


Board directors Philadelphia Commission Effective Criminal Justice, 1974-1980. Vice chairman board trustees Camp Tecumseh. Trustee Marlboro School Music, Philip H and Anti-Submarine Warfare Rosenbach Foundation, Philadelphia Museum Art.

Chairman metropolitan area relations committee United Way, 1974-1975, trustee, since 1967, general chairman, 1981, vice chairman, 1980. President Coshohocken Community Chest, 1964-1965. Board directors Greater Philadelphia Partnership.

Vice president Philadelphia Orchestra Association. Business chairman Southeast Pennsylvania branch Planned Parenthood, 1976-1977. Member council Friends of Library.

Also advisory council department music Princeton University. Member international advisory council, board overseers Faculty Arts and Sciences Bryn Mawr College. Associate trustee board overseers University Pennsylvania.

Chairman long-range planning committee William Penn Charter School (Philadelphia). Board visitors, board governors St. John's College Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1956. Member Young President's Organization, Philadelphia Committee Foreign Relations.


Married Felicity Roosevelt, October 22, 1982. Children by previous marriage: Leslie H., D. Jeffry, Shawn J., Peter W., Todd A.