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Walter Bartky

Walter Bartky, American educator. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Mathematical Society, American Astronomical Society, Chicago Astronomical Society, Chaos; Club: Quadrangle.

Background

  • Bartky, Walter was born on September 21, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Adolph and Louisa (Schaar) Bartky.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Chicago, 1923, Doctor of Philosophy., 1926.

    Career

    • Began as instructor University of Chicago, 1926, assistant professor of astronomy, 1927-1932, associate professor, 1932-1942. Professor applied mathematics. Associate dean, Division of Physical Sciences, 1943-1945, dean, 1945-1955, vice president charge special scientific programs, since 1955.

      Consulting mathematician to Western Electric Company, 1926-1930.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Mathematical Society, American Astronomical Society, Chicago Astronomical Society, Chaos. Club: Quadrangle.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Inrig Roberston, of Glasgow, Scotland, January 9, 1932. Children: Walter, Ian Robertson.
    • father: Adolph Bartky
    • mother: Louisa (Schaar) Bartky
    • spouse: Elizabeth Inrig Roberston
    • children: Walter Bartky
    • Ian Robertson Bartky
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    Born September 21, 1901
    Died March 19, 1958
    (aged 56)
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