John B. Tuttle
16-Apr-1906, OH

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JOHN BAUMAN TUTTLE, born 16-Apr-1906 in Ravenna, Portage County, OH;
son of Arthur H. TUTTLE born 1871 & Martha BAUMANN born 1876;
died 27-Oct-1989 in Heritage Village, Southbury, CT;  Obituary Notice
memorial marker in Root-Meader-Tuttle Cemetery, March Road, Sanbornton, NH.

B.A., Organic Chemistry, 1929, Ohio Wesleyan University, Columbus, OH.  Petroleum chemist, specialist in toxicology, precautionary labelling, trademarks and brands, 1929-1971; Esso Oil Co., Esso Chemical Co., Standard Oil (N.J.).  Industrial liaison to WW-II ordnance projects, including the Manhattan Project; the "Esso Answer Man".  Award citation in 1961 from the American Petroleum Institute, for leadership in establishing uniform precautionary labelling for all petroleum products.  Holder of several U.S. patents on production and application of petroleum products.  Author of article on paraffin waxes for the Anniversary Edition of Encyclopedia Brittanica; authored articles for John Wiley & Sons Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, 1968 edition, on the history and manufacturing of candles and all phases of petroleum wax production and use. 


Married 15-Sep-1945 in New York, NY, to Charlotte Marian ROOT;
born 29-Nov-1912 in Columbia, MO;
daughter of Ralph E. ROOT born 1879 & Mary K. BATCHELLER born 1880;
died 19-Jun-1999 in Reading, MA.

Children of John & Charlotte:

  1. John Root Tuttle, born May-1946 in New York, NY; married Jun-1970 in Woonsocket, RI to Therese (Terri) LAVALLEE, 2 children;
  2. Jeremy Ballou Tuttle, born Oct-1947 in New York, NY; married Mar-1971 in Baltimore, MD to Sara Jane (Sally) STASKO;
  3. David Bauman Tuttle, born Oct-1948 in New York, NY; married (1) May-1973 in Sanbornton, NH to Mildred Suzanne LAMB; married (2) Mar-1981 in Jamaica Plain, MA to Nancy Viola CARABER, 2 children;

Photographs:

John Bauman Tuttle
Portrait Proof, 1977
John B. Tuttle & Sons
Sanbornton, NH, c1953
(click here more photos)

Sources:

  • Original Birth Certificate, College Diploma, lots of hard evidence; my father.

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[This page last updated 27-Apr-2011]

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