Paul C. Baldwin was born in Tully, New York on May 19, 1914. He graduated from Syracuse University with a B.S. degree in 1936 and went on to earn his Master’s degree (1938) and Ph.D. (1940) from the Institute of Paper Chemistry. He joined Scott Paper Company as a laboratory assistance in 1940 and in less than three years, became director of technical control.
Baldwin eventually became plant manager of the Chester, PA Scott Paper mill and later, assistant to the General Manager of all Scott Paper mills. He was later elected Vice President and Director of Scott operations. In 1968 he was elected a Vice Chair and Chief Staff Officer and in 1971, became Vice Chairman of International Operations. He retired from the company in 1976.
Baldwin was a member of several honor societies and was a member and served as an officer of several societies related to the paper industry and was an active supporter, Director, and Committee Chair of the University of Maine Pulp & Paper Foundation since its inception. Baldwin died on November 11, 1990.
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Chemical engineering, Pulp science, Paper manufacturing