The Activator, Volume 1, Number 8, May 1945 Page: 186
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186 THE ACTIVATOR May
THE MAIL BAG
The following are personnel
changes which have been an-
nounced by the companies
through whose generosity "The
Activator" is made possible.
The J. T. Baker Chemical Com-
pany has announced several addi-
tions to its organic research staff
which is under the direction of
Dr. J. R. Stevens. Dr. Ralph
Moore, Ph. D., McGill University
and for the past seven years with
the Arthur D. Little, Inc., has
been appointed development en-
gineer. The position of design
chemical engineer has been taken
by Mr. John Burton, who gradu-
ated from Rhode Island State Col-
lege and has been with the Heyden
Chemical Co. for the past six
years. As technical librarian Dr.
Stevens has appointed Miss Jeanne
Ossent, of Barnard College.
Corning Glass Works has an-
nounced changes in personnel in
which three long-time employees
are promoted. Edward C. Leibig,
who was production manager of
the Technical Products Division,
has become assistant to the direc-
tor of glass technology, Vice-
President William C. Taylor. Jus-
tin F. Pfeiffer, manager of the
company's Central Falls, Rhode
Island plant, has been made mana-
ger of manufacturing for the
Technical Products Division. Mr.
D. Kenneth Shaddock, who was
production superintendent of the
Central Falls plant, succeeds Mr.
Pfeiffer as manager of the plant.
These three employees represent a
total period of service of 64 years.
Did you notice the following
news item taken from the May 10
issue of the C. and I. E. News. It
appeared on the last page under
the column marked "NEWS
"Dallas-Fort Worth Section
"Heartiest congratulations to
the Dallas-Fort Worth Section for
the newest in an ever-increasing
number of Local Section publica-
tions. Started without a name
last October, it found a most ap-
propriate one beginning with the
December issue 'The Activator'.
The naming committee was com-
posed of A. J. Abrams, C. B. Mc-
Donald and Miss Helen Lude-
mann. Evidently several mem-
bers had the same 'flash of genius'
for the prize money was split
among Sidney Lee, M. O. Barr and
H. E. Abbott. The latter is edi-
The editor has received within
the past week a copy of the new-
est Local Section publications
called "The Branched Chain",
published by the East Tennessee
Section of the American Chemi-
cal Society. It is a very well-
printed booklet and has several in-
teresting articles including an edi-
torial on the worries of starting
such an undertaking, of which
our present editorial staff know
Along the same lines is a new
mimeograph publication put out
by the Binghamton, N. Y. Sec-
tion of the American Chemical
(Continued on Page 188)
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