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chemical industry executive

Robert Clyde Forney was chemical industry executive. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, National Academy of Engineering, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

Forney, Robert Clyde was born on March 13, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Peter Clyde and Hildur (Hoglund) Forney.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1947. Master of Science, Purdue University, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1950.

Career

With, E.I. DuPont de Nemours, Wilmington, Delaware, since 1950;assistant general manager textile fibers department, E.I. DuPont de Nemours, Wilmington, Delaware, 1970-1975;vice president, general manager, E.I. DuPont de Nemours, Wilmington, Delaware, 1975-1977;vice president plastic products and resins, E.I. DuPont de Nemours, Wilmington, Delaware, 1977-1978;senior vice president, E.I. DuPont de Nemours, Wilmington, Delaware, 1979-1981;executive vice president, E.I. DuPont de Nemours, Wilmington, Delaware, 1981-1989;also board directors, E.I. DuPont de Nemours, Wilmington, Delawareretired, E.I. DuPont de Nemours, Wilmington, 1989. Board directors Wilmington Trust Corporation.

Membership

Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, National Academy of Engineering, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Marilyn Glenn, April 3, 1948. Children: Gerald Glenn, Barbara Dale, Robert C.

father:
Peter Clyde Forney

mother:
Hildur (Hoglund) Forney

spouse:
Marilyn Glenn

child:
Gerald Glenn Forney

child:
Barbara Dale Forney

child:
Robert C. Forney