Melvin B. Redmount | July 10, 2017 Issue - Vol. 95 Issue 28 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 95 Issue 28 | p. 37
Issue Date: July 10, 2017

Obituary: Melvin B. Redmount

Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS News, obituaries

Melvin B. Redmount, 90, died on Nov. 11, 2016, in Ridgway, Pa.

“Melvin was a recognized expert in carbon electrode manufacturing, servicing companies in the iron and steel industry. He worked most of his career for Airco Carbon (later, part of British Oxygen) and in his retirement, worked as a consultant for Showa Denko in South Carolina. He was active in animal protection charities, local science fairs, community theater, and in his later years, family genealogy.”—Joel Redmount, son

Most recent title: director of forward planning, Airco Carbon

Education: B.S., chemical engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1948; M.S., chemical engineering, Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, 1950

Survivors: daughter, Esther; sons, Ian and Joel

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