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Family Background 1
Father's emigration from Poland to New York. Living in the Bronx during the Depression. Importance of education.
College Education and Early Career 4
Attending City College. Studying chemical engineering. Meeting Seymour Mann. Working in a TNT plant.
Publicker Industries 7
Accepting a position at Publicker. Research and development. Graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania. Encouraging Seymour Mann to join Publicker. Pilot plant work.
Aceto Chemical 10
Decision to go into business with Seymour Mann. Plan to produce 2,4-D and antifreeze. Job at Irvington Varnish and Insulator Company. Exporting chemicals.