Eugene Ashton ANDREW, Jr 1 2
- Born: 2 Mar 1920, St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA 3 4
- Married: 7 Jun 1943, Church, Oak Hill Presbyterian, St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Other names for Eugene were 1st Lieutenant and Gene.
User ID: 2.
1st Lieutenant 0514747 - Army Air Corps, World War II.
First in pedigree with college degree, BS Washington U, World War II Army Air Corps, B-24 Bombardier South Pacific, Chemical Engineer, Industrial Hygienist, Cubmaster, Boy Scoutmaster, Licensed airplane pilot, Experimental Aircraft Association, Plane builder, Author: "A Few Personal Experiences of Eugene A. Andrew, Jr. During World War II February 10, 1943 to December 26, 1945 - B24 'Liberator' Bombers in the Southwest Pacific Theatre's 19th Squadron 22nd Heavy Bomber Group - 'Red Raiders' of the Far East Asia Command" copyright 29 Dec 1995.
Named after father Eugene Ashton ANDREW, Sr and (adoptive step) grandfather Eugene Ashton LONGLEY. Third generation Ashton: EAAJr, EAASr, EAL.
BABY BOOK 1920
Born 8:50 PM Tues 2 Mar 1920
Nurse's Signature: Elba M. Angermueller
Weight 12 lbs at birth, 18 lbs at 6 mo, 25 lbs at 1 yr.
"Hatchet" Vol 41, p96, 1943
Washington U, St Louis MO
Andrew, Eugene Ashton Jr, St Louis MO, Alpha Chi Sigma, Freshman, Sophomore Military Awards, Pershing Rifles, Mortar & Ball, Scabbard & Blade, AICE"
p18 "ROTC Jan 1943 Class, Most of whom will receive commissions June in Camp Davis NC"
Genealogy Questionnaire, Autobiography of Eugene A Andrew Dec 1999.
Graduation Cleveland High School 1939
Graduation B.S. Chemical Engineering Washington Univ. 4 Feb 1943
Sent to Officers Candidate School Feb 1943
Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 20 May 43
Married Anna Louise Hanish 7 Jun 1943.
Served in South West Pacific Area U.S. Army Air Corps with 5th Airforce 2 Dec 1944 through 22 Nov 1945
Flew 43 combat missions as Bombardier on B-24 heavy bomber
Mustered out of service 1st Lieutenant 26 Dec 1945
(See 'A few Personal Experiences of Eugene A Andrew Jr During WWII...' copyright Library of Congress 1995)
PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING CAREER
Predominantly Research and Development:
Mallinckrodt Chemical Co St Louis Jan 1946-1949 Atomic Energy Process
Presstite Engineering Co St Louis MO 1949-1951 Sealers
Olin-Mattheson Corp E Alton IL 1951-1959 Ball Powder Process
Proctor and Gamble Cincinnati OH 1959-1961 Plant Cost Estimation
National Lead Company Fernald OH 1961-1964 Atomic Energy Process
Olin Corporation E Alton IL 1964-1970 Ball Powder Process
Olin Corporation E Alton IL 1970-1979 Explosives Research
Olin Corporation E Alton IL 1979-1989 Industrial Hygiene
(Assigned to Olin) 14 U.S. Patents Issues.
65 Foreign Patents in 17 Countries.
The most significant patents included:
25 Jun 1963 3,094,741 External Grainer
25 Jul 1972 3,679,782 Continuous Process
30 Jan 1973 3,713,359 Vent Tube for Powder Hopper
Licensed Professional Engineer (1949, State of Missouri)
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
American Industrial Hygiene Association (Full Member)
Retired from Olin Corporation 1 Oct 1989.
Cubmaster Pack 63 St Louis MO 1955-56
Cubmaster Pack 614 Berkeley MO 1956-57
Merit Badge Counselor 1958-63
Scoutmaster Troop 614 Berkeley MO 1958-59
Asst Scoutmaster Troop 433 Greenhills OH 1960-61
Scoutmaster Troop 433 Greenhills HO 1961-63
Girl Scout Troop Leader 1969-70
Private Pilot License issued in 1941 No. 78052-41
Member of Experimental Aircraft Association 1973-2000
Flys 2/mo in Cessna 152 II or Cessna Skyhawk 172
Built 4 experimental (homebuilt) aircraft:
Teenie Two (Reg No. N32EA), Quickie, Silhouette, Kitfox Model II (Reg No. N73EA ).
Red Raiders Message Board
Posted by George F. Scott on April 03, 1999 at 14:18:19:
Would appreciate contact with all crew members of my 19th Squadron, 22nd Bomb Group crew from October 1944 thru end of hostilities, Hiroshima inspection, prisoner return (before plywood seats fell out on one) Thanks
"Junie"- GEA 1920, "Utz"- GHA 1930, "Pop"- AEA 1970.
1. College Graduation; Jun 1943, Washington University, St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA. 5 Engineers February: Andrew, Eugene Ashton Jr, St Louis MO, Alpha Chi Sigma, Freshman, Sophomore Military Awards, Pershing Rifles, Mortar & Ball, Scabbard & Blade, AICE, ROTC Jan 1943 Class, Most of whom will receive commissions June in Camp Davis NC
2. Occupation: Chemical Engineer, Jan 1946, St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA.
Eugene married Anna Louise HANISH, daughter of Leo Anthony HANISH and Katherine Georgiana STRUDELL, on 7 Jun 1943 in Church, Oak Hill Presbyterian, St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA. (Anna Louise HANISH was born on 22 Nov 1921 in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA 6 7.)