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consultant , Oil company executive

Richard Rudolph Keppler, American Consultant, former oil company executive. Certified professional engineer, Massachusetts. Finance committee member Town Winchester, Massachusetts, town meeting member; volunteer Hunt Hursing Home, Danvers, Massachusetts; Member Exxon Annuitants, North Shore Organ Society, Everett Chamber of Commerce, Rotary.

Background

Keppler, Richard Rudolph was born on December 22, 1912 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of Max Herman and Clara Elvira (Diehl) Keppler.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, 1935. Postgraduate, University Pittsburgh.

Career

Safety engineer, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. New York City, 1936-1938; technical service division, Exxon Corporation, Elizabeth, 1938-1946; technical group head, Colonial Beacon Oil Corporation, Everett, Massachusetts, 1946-1952; process supervisor, Exxon Corporation, Everett, 1952-1967; refinery manager, Exxon Corporation, Everett, 1968-1969; operations supervisor, Esso. Standard Thailand, 1969-1970; Research and Development technician, Environmental Protection Agency Region I, Boston, 1970-1971; Research and Development director, Environmental Protection Agency Region I, Boston, 1971-1983; now involved in consultant.

Achievements

  • Certified professional engineer, Massachusetts.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field.

Membership

Finance committee member Town Winchester, Massachusetts, town meeting member. Volunteer Hunt Hursing Home, Danvers, Massachusetts. Member Exxon Annuitants, North Shore Organ Society, Everett Chamber of Commerce, Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: playing saxophone, model airplanes, woodworking.

Connections

Married Marjorie Edna Osterwald, June 9, 1939 (divorced June 1981). Children: Janet Foster, Susan Diehl. Married Katherine Gajewski, May 26, 1984 (deceased August 1989).

father:
Max Herman Keppler

mother:
Clara Elvira (Diehl) Keppler

spouse:
Marjorie Edna Osterwald

child:
1984 Keppler (deceased August 1989)

child:
May 26 Keppler

child:
Susan Diehl;m. Katherine Gajewski Keppler

child:
Janet Foster Keppler