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Wallace Anderson Steele

Chemical company executive

Wallace Anderson Steele, American chemical company executive. Achievements include patents for method of producing low-flame spread rated plywood. Missions director Word Faith Fellowship, Alden, New York; Member of Society Manufacturing Engineers, National Paint and Coatings Association, American Chemical Society, Phi Lambda Epsilon, Beta Theta Pi.

Background

Steele, Wallace Anderson was born on March 14, 1927 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Luell F. and Nell (Allen) Steele.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Cincinnati, 1949. Master of Science with honors, University Cincinnati, 1950. Graduate in Advanced Management, Harvard University, 1968.

Career

Vice president Inmont Corporation, Clifton, New Jersey, 1967—1971, general manager, 1967—1971, Pratt & Lambert, Buffalo, 1978—1981, vice president, 1981—1982, president industrial coatings division, from 1982. Marketing director Lilly Industrial Coatings, High Point, North Carolina, 1972—1977. Board directors Powder Coatings Institute, Washington, from 1983.

Served United States Navy, 1944-1946.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for method of producing low-flame spread rated plywood.

Membership

Missions director Word Faith Fellowship, Alden, New York. Member of Society Manufacturing Engineers, National Paint and Coatings Association, American Chemical Society, Phi Lambda Epsilon, Beta Theta Pi.

Connections

Life partner.