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West Virginia Ordnance Works


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Papers of Chester M. Brown

Identifier: 2007-171

This collection offers snapshots of Chester M. Brown at two stages of his career. In 1943-1945, taking on major responsibility as Plant Manager of the Point Pleasant West Virginia Ordinance Works where dynamite for the war effort was being produced, then, in 1962-1968 as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman-of-the-Board of the Allied Chemical Corporation, acting as corporate spokesman and a driving force for modernization within the company.

Dates: 1942-1981; Majority of material found within 1962-1968