Volume 88 Issue 21 | p. 44 | Obituaries
Issue Date: May 24, 2010

Paul W. Cornell

Department: ACS News
Keywords: Obituaries, People

Paul W. Cornell, 95, a retired chemical engineer and corporate executive, died on April 26 at his home in Oceanside, Calif.

Born in Blue Rapids, Kan., Cornell received a chemical engineering degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in Troy, N.Y., in 1936.

He started his career at Esso Research as a research engineer before joining Gulf Oil. During World War II, Cornell represented Gulf Oil in a multicompany effort to develop synthetic-rubber raw materials at federally . . .

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