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researcher , medical instruments company executive

Thomas Patrick Carney, American Medical instruments company executive, researcher ( ind: manufacturing)medical instruments company executive, researcher. Recipient Distinguished Service award Association Cons. Chemists and Engineers, 1976; Ernest Stewart awardCouncil Advancement and Support of Education, 1982.

Background

Carney, Thomas Patrick was born on May 27, 1915 in Dubois, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Patrick and Margaret Elizabeth (Senard) Carney.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Notre Dame University, 1937. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Notre Dame University, 1969. Master of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1939.

Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1941.

Career

Research chemist Reilly Tar and Chemical Corporation, Indianapolis, 1937-1939, 41-43. Post doctoral fellow University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1943-1944. Research chemist Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, 1944-1954, vice president, 1954-1964.

Executive vice president G.D. Searle & Company, Skokie, Illinois, 1964-1974. Chairman of the executive committee National Patent Development Company. New York City, 1974-1975.

President Metatech Corporation, Northbrook, Illinois, 1976-1986, also director, chairman, 1986^, Bioferm, Inc., Northbrook, since 1980, also director. Board directors ImmunoGenetics, Vineland, New Jersey, TNI Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cistron Biotechnology, Bloomfield, New Jersey. Consultant to Secretary Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Works

Membership

Chairman board trustees Barat College, 1970—1980, University Notre Dame, 1980—1985. Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Chemists, Chemical Society London, New York Academy of Sciences. Member: London Society Chemical Industry, Swiss Chemical Society, American Chemical Society (division chairman), Phi Lambda Upsilon, Alpha Chi Sigma, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth McGuire, October 3, 1942. Children: Thomas, Sheila, James, Janet.

father:
James Patrick Carney

mother:
Margaret Elizabeth (Senard) Carney

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth McGuire

child:
Thomas Carney

child:
Sheila Carney

child:
James Carney

child:
Janet Carney