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Chemical company executive

Robert Delmont Kennedy was American chemical company executive. Recipient International Palladium medal Societe de Chime Industrielle, 1991., Chemical Industry medal Society of Chemical Industry, 1995.


Kennedy, Robert Delmont was born on November 8, 1932 in Pittsburgh. Son of Thomas Reed and Lois (Smith) Kennedy.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 1955.


With, Union Carbide Corporation, since 1955;various positions with National Carbon division, Union Carbide Corporation, 1957-1977;president Linde division, Union Carbide Corporation, New York City, 1977-1982;senior vice president corporation, Union Carbide Corporation, 1982;executive vice president, Union Carbide Corporation, 1982;president, Chief Executive Officer chemicals and plastics, Union Carbide corporation, 1985-1986;president, Chief Executive Officer, Union Carbide Corporation, 1986-1995;chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Union Carbide Corporation, 1986-1995;retired, Union Carbide Corporation, 1995.


Past member board governors International School Geneva. Chairman board trustees New Hampton School. Moderator program humanistic studies Aspen, since 1979, past member board trustees.

Chairman Inroads, Inc. Fellow American Institute of Chemical Engineers (honorary). Medical Chemical Manufacturers Association (chairman board directors 1989-1990, past chairman executive committee).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golfing, fishing, boating, tennis.


Married Sally Duff, January 28, 1956. Children: Robert Boyd, Kathleen Tyson, Thomas Alexander, Melissa Kristine.

Thomas Reed Kennedy

Lois (Smith) Kennedy

Sally Duff

Robert Boyd Kennedy

Kathleen Tyson Kennedy

Thomas Alexander Kennedy

Melissa Kristine Kennedy