Title and Description Page
Childhood and Early Experiments 1
Founding of the family business. Early interest in chemistry. Early experiments.
College and Graduate Work 2
Chemistry at Swarthmore. Summer job with Sinclair Oil. Ph.D. program at MIT. Studying Friedel-Crafts reaction. Meeting Katharine S. Turner.
Working for E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company 4
Experimental Station. Robert B. Woodward. Corfam shoes. Expanding uses of nylon.
Pittsburgh Consolidated Coal Company and Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation 8
Coal to gas program. Major reorganization and refocus of research and development.
Turner Construction Company 10
Expansion of the family business. Succession to the top.
Affiliations and reflections.