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chemical company executive

Thomas Paine Shumaker, American chemical company executive. Patentee in field. Chairman Tuscaloosa Public Library Board, since 1967; co-chairman Council Environmental Quality, since 1969; Board directors Warrio-Tombigbee River Development Association Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946, Reserve, 1946-1971. Member American Chemical Society, Area Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Shumaker, Thomas Paine was born on October 4, 1918 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Harry Adam and Mary Margaret (Walsh) Shumaker.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Alabama, 1942.

Career

With Reichhold Chemis, Inc., from 1946. Laboratory technical, pilot plant operator, product development, assistant plant superintendent, technical service director, division sales manager, vice president sales Reichhold Chemis, Inc. (Southern division), 1946-1964, vice president, general manager, 1964-1971, regional manager, 1971-1975, senior vice president, 1972-1975, executive vice president, from 1975, also director.

Director Alabama Great Southern Railway, Reichhold Energy Corporation.

Achievements

  • Patentee in field.

Works

Religion

Heaven is a real place existing either in this realityor another reality. It is where God resides. It is where those who have trusted Jesus as their Savior will go when they die.

Politics

All Christians are under obligation to seek to make the will of Christ supreme in our own lives and in human society.

Views

The family has its own complex identity as a small community of covenant love and trust.

Membership

Chairman Tuscaloosa Public Library Board, since 1967. Co-chairman Council Environmental Quality, since 1969. Board directors Warrio-Tombigbee River Development Association Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946, Reserve, 1946-1971.

Member American Chemical Society, Area Chamber of Commerce.

Connections

Married Mildred Julia Smith, March 15, 1946. Children– Karl Thomas, Laurie Ellen Shumaker Berry, Lewis Adam.

father:
Harry Adam Shumaker

mother:
Mary Margaret (Walsh) Shumaker

spouse:
Mildred Julia Smith

child:
Karl Thomas Shumaker

child:
Laurie Ellen Shumaker Berry Shumaker

child:
Lewis Adam Shumaker