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construction industry executive

Richard Lewis Kempthorne, construction industry executive. Achievements include Patentee in field. Member of Amateur Athletic Union, Association Walls & Ceiling Contractors International, National Fireprotection Association, American Society Testing & Materials, Marina Bay, Palm-Aire Country (Pompano Beach, Florida).

Background

Kempthorne, Richard Lewis was born on January 7, 1927 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of James Lewis and Eleanor (McKelvey) Kempthorne.

Education

Degree in Associate Business Administration, Nichols College, 1949. Bachelor of Science, Syracuse University, 1951.

Career

Vice president Sprayed Insulation Inc., Newark, 1951—1953. Head Columbia Acoustics & Fireproofing Company, Stanhope, 1954—1956. Chief executive, secretary-treasurer Florida Insulation & Fireproofing Company, Miami, Florida, 1957—1965.

President, director Sprayed Fibers, Inc., 1963—1971, Spraydon Overseas Corporation, Miami, 1966—1971, Midwest Sprayon Corporation, 1966—1971, Western Sprayon, Inc., 1970—1971. Vice president Texas Fireproofing Company, Houston, 1960—1963. President, director Sprayon Research Corporation, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, since 1964, Sprayon International, Inc., Brooklyn, 1971—1973, SprayDon Corporation, Fort Lauderdale, since 1975, SprayDon Corporation Ltd., Curacao, since 1975.

President American Energy Products Corporation, Edison, New Jersey, 1979—1981. Acoustical consultant, computer consultant president Miami Shores Preparatory School, 1968—1972. Member board elections Young Republican, Miami, since 1958.

With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.

Achievements

  • Achievements include Patentee in field.

Membership

Member of Amateur Athletic Union, Association Walls & Ceiling Contractors International, National Fireprotection Association, American Society Testing & Materials, Marina Bay, Palm-Aire Country (Pompano Beach, Florida).

Connections

Married Alice Clair Prost Kempthorne, February 26, 1949. Children: James Lewis III, Annual.

father:
James Lewis Kempthorne

mother:
Eleanor (McKelvey) Kempthorne

spouse:
Alice Clair Prost Kempthorne

child:
James Lewis III Kempthorne

child:
Annual Kempthorne