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chemical company executive

William Edward Setzler was American chemicals executive. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1945-1946. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, Soap and Detergent Association (board directors), The Dorothy Setzler Fund (president since 1991).

Background

Setzler, William Edward was born on December 20, 1926 in Brooklyn. Son of William Edward and Gertrude A. (Seyer) Setzler.

Education

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Cooper Union, 1950. Master of Science in Liberal Studies, Columbia University, 1993.

Career

Vice president operations, Argus Chemical Corporation, New York City, 1950-1966;vice president engineering, then group vice president, Witco Chemical Corporation (now Witco Corporation), New York City, 1966-1975;executive vice president, Witco Chemical Corporation (now Witco Corporation), New York City, 1975-1990;retired, Witco Chemical Corporation (now Witco Corporation), New York City, 1990;also board directors, Witco Chemical Corporation (now Witco Corporation), New York Citychairman and Chief Executive Officer, Faimount Chemical Inc., 1993-1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author and patentee in field.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1945-1946. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, Soap and Detergent Association (board directors), The Dorothy Setzler Fund (president since 1991).

Connections

Married Dorothy C. Kress, December 2, 1950 (deceased March 1987). Children: William John, Heather A. Married Lenore Kelly, July 13, 1991.

father:
William Edward Setzler

mother:
Gertrude A. (Seyer) Setzler

spouse:
Dorothy C. Kress

spouse:
Lenore Kelly

child:
William John Setzler

child:
Heather A. Setzler