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chemical company executive

Samuel Polis, American chemical company executive. Decorated Bronze Star medal with oak leaf cluster; recipient Superior Accomplishment award Naval Air Experimental Station 1956.

Background

Polis, Samuel was born on February 15, 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Abraham and Reba (Shalita) Polis.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Pennsylvania, 1950. Master of Business Administration, University Connecticut, 1980.

Career

Plastics engineer, Naval Air Experimental Station, Philadelphia, 1952-1956; technical service representative flexible urethane foam, Mobay Chemical Company, Pittsburgh, 1956-1960; manager urethane research and development, Olin Corporation, New Haven, 1960-1982; technical director western region, Crain Industries, Compton, California, 1982-1987; retired, Crain Industries, Compton, 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Served to captain United States Army, 1944-1945, European Theatre of Operations, 1950-1952, Korea. Member Society Plastics Industry (assistant chairman flexible foam technical committee 1968-1969, chairman 1970-1971, 78-80), American Legion (vice commander Wilton, Connecticut chapter 1981-1982).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: boating, swimming, fishing, target shooting.

Connections

Married Bette Jane Oaks, December 27, 1950. Children: Stephen Guy, Diane Gayle.

father:
Abraham Polis

mother:
Reba (Shalita) Polis

spouse:
Bette Jane Oaks

child:
Stephen Guy Polis

child:
Diane Gayle Polis