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Jon M. Huntsman

AKA Jon Meade Huntsman

Born: 21-Jun-1937
Birthplace: Blackfoot, ID
Died: 2-Feb-2018
Location of death: Salt Lake City, UT
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, UT

Gender: Male
Religion: Mormon [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Inventor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder of Huntsman Corporation

Billionaire founder of Huntsman Corp. Invented polystyrene containers for eggs, and designed the first generation of polystyrene Big Mac boxes for McDonald's.


[1] Member, Fifth Quorum of the Seventy.

Father: Alonzo Blaine Huntsman (educator, b. 1910, d. 1990)
Mother: Sarah Kathleen Robison (b. 1910, d. 1969)
Wife: Karen Haight (m. 1959, until his death, six sons, three daughters)
Son:
Jon Huntsman, Jr. (Governor of Utah, b. 26-Mar-1960)
Son: Peter R. Huntsman (executive)
Daughter: Kathleen (d. 2010)
Son: Paul Huntsman (owner, Salt Lake Tribune)
Son: David Huntsman
Son: James Huntsman
Daughter: Jennifer
Son: Mark Huntsman
Daughter: Christena

    High School: Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA
    University: BS, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1959)
    University: MBA, University of Southern California (1970)

    Huntsman CEO (1970-2000)
    White House Staff Special Assistant to the President (1971-72)
    Olson Brothers, Inc. (1961-)
    Member of the Board of Huntsman (as Chairman, 1970-)
 
    American Chemistry Council
    American Plastics Council
    American Red Cross National Board of Governors
    Chemical Manufacturers Association
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Huntsman Cancer Institute Founder and Chairman
    National Prostate Cancer Coalition Co-Chairman
    Sigma Chi Fraternity
    US Chamber of Commerce Vice Chairman
 
    Prostate Surgery Jan-1992


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