Peabody, Massachusetts - Jack Welch was born here on November 19, 1935.
Salem, Massachusetts - Jack's parents buy their first house here, on 15 Lovett Street, in an Irish working-class section of town.
Pickering Grammar School - Jack's sweeping curve ball and good passing arm are discovered here.
Salem High School - Jack is captain of this hockey team.
ROTC - This scholarship provides a free, four-year college scholarship to two of Jack's friends.
Dartmouth and Columbia Universities - Jack cannot attend these schools because of finances.
UMass - Jack earns his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering here.
University of Illinois at Champaign - Jack receives a fellowship to study chemical engineering here.
Pittsfield Massachusetts, a.k.a. the Pit - Plastics concepts are developed here in the 1960s.
Lexan - This plastic was sold as a potential replacement for glass and metal as early as 1957.
PPO - This thermoplastic...
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