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William Ward Jackson, American Chemical company executive. Patentee in field Recipient Certificate of Achievement United States Army; Certificate of Service Department Commerce.


Jackson, William Ward was born on April 19, 1913 in Irvington, New Jersey, United States. Son of William Henry and Edwina (Ward) Jackson.


Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Newark College Engineering, 1936.


Production, sales positions, Celanese Corporation American and affiliates, 1932-1951;district manager Washington Office,, Celanese Corporation American, 1945-1947;general manager industrial chemicals department, Commercial Solvents Corporation, New York City, 1951-1953;vice president petrochemical division, Commercial Solvents Corporation, 1953-1954;vice president marketing, Commercial Solvents Corporation, 1954-1972;vice president marketing services and purchasing, Commercial Solvents Corporation, 1972-1975;also director. Vice president, International Minerals and Chemical Corporation Chemicals Group, 1975-1978;corporation consultant, International Minerals and Chemical Corporation Chemicals Group, 1978-1986;president, Ward Jackson Associates, since 1978. Dollar-a yr- man War Production Board, 1941-1944, assistant to vice chairman, aircraft consultant, 1943-1944.

Member executive management team National Production Authority, Department Commerce, Washington, 1952-1953. President, board directors Canada Carb Ltd., Medicine Hat, Alberta, 1975-1986. Board directors, member Executive Committee N.W. Nitro Chemical Corporation, Medicine Hat, 1959-1971.

Member Aircraft Production Board, 1941-1944.


  • Patentee in field.


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    • Patentee in field.


Chairman board directors Millburn-Short Hills chapter American Red Cross, 1956-1959, board directors, 1954-1960. Board directors Animal Health Institute. Fellow American Institute Chemists, Society Chemical Industry.

Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, Manufacturing Chemists Association, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Association, American Chemical Society, Fertilizer Institute Sales Executive Club, Newcomen Society North America, American Defense Preparedness Association (vice president, director), Institute Food Technologists, Drug Chemical and Allied Trade Association (past president, treasurer, director, chairman advisory council, executive committee), American Ordnance Association (director), New York Board Trade (past director, executive committee), Armed Forces Chemical Association, past national director, executive committee, vice president, past president). Clubs: Short Hills (New Jersey). Union League (New York City), Racquet and Tennis (New York City), New York Yacht (New York City), Canadian (New York City).

Capitol Hill (Washington).


Son of William Henry and Edwina (Ward) J. M. Rae M. Applegate, January 1, 1943. 1 daughter, Hollace D. (Mistress Tullman).

William Henry Jackson

Edwina (Ward) Jackson

Rae M. Applegate