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Richard Morrin Acheson

Richard Morrin Acheson, British chemistry educator. Recipient H.A. Iddles prize University New Hampshire, 1966-1967. Member American Chemical Society, Royal Society Chemistry, Midland Association Mountaineers.; Club: Alpine (Canada).

Background

  • Acheson, Richard Morrin was born on February 9, 1925 in England. Son of Richard William and Amy Florence (Marlow) Acheson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts with 1st class honors, University Oxford, 1946, England, Bachelor of Science, 1947, Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Arts, 1948. Postdoctoral fellow University Chicago, 1949-1950. Lecturer Magdalen College, Oxford, 1953-1962, The Queen's College, Oxford, 1953-1958, fellow, 1958-1986.

      Lecturer Oxford University, 1953-1986, emeritus fellow, since 1986.

    Works

    • Author: Introduction to the Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds, (3d edition 1976). The Acridines (second edition 1973). Author numerous papers, reviews.

      Patentee in field. Trustee A.C. Irvine Travel Fund, Oxford, 1961-1987.

    Membership

    Member American Chemical Society, Royal Society Chemistry, Midland Association Mountaineers. Club: Alpine (Canada).

    Connections

    • Married Margarita Schlittler, March 28, 1953. Children– Corina Ursula, Marita Barbara, Michael Peter.
    • father: Richard William Acheson
    • mother: Amy Florence (Marlow) Acheson
    • spouse: Margarita Schlittler
    • children: Corina Ursula Acheson
    • Marita Barbara Acheson
    • Michael Peter Acheson
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    Born February 9, 1925
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