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William Carl Roher

chemical company executive

William Carl Roher, American chemical company executive.

Background

Roher, William Carl was born on July 21, 1927 in Bayonne, New Jersey, United States. Son of William C. and Jennie (Johnson) Roher.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Allegheny College, 1950.

Career

Sales serviceman Plastoid Corporation, Hamburg, New Jersey, 1950-1952. Sales engineer Reaction Motors Company, Danville, 1952-1955. With Gulf Oil Corporation (formerly Spencer Chemical Company), since 1955, regional vice president Houston, 1970-1973.

President Gulf Oil Corporation (Gulf Oil Chemicals Company division), since 1973.

Membership

Chairman United Way Texas Gulf Coast. Chairman board trustees Keystone (Colorado) Center. Trustee Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania.

National campaign chairman Allegheny College Capital Campaign. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1944-1946. Member Manufacturing Chemists Association (director) Clubs: Petroleum (Houston), Lakeside Country (Houston), Lakewood Yacht (Houston), Ramada (Houston).

Duquesne (Pittsburgh).

Connections

Married Margaret Youtes McCreary. Children: Kristina Roher Aikman, Kathleen Roher Sutherland, Karen E., William C.

father:
William C. Roher

mother:
Jennie (Johnson) Roher

spouse:
Margaret Youtes McCreary

children:
Kristina Roher Aikman Roher

Kathleen Roher Sutherland Roher

Karen E. Roher

William C. Roher