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George Bogdan Kistiakowsky

George Bogdan Kistiakowsky, Russian educator. Member President’s Science Advisory Committee, 1957-1963.

Background

  • Kistiakowsky, George Bogdan was born on November 18, 1900 in Kiev, Russia. Son of Bogdan and Mary (Berenstam) Kistiakowsky.

  • Education

    • Came to the United States, 1926, naturalized, 1933. Student Kiev Public school, and high school, to 1918. Doctor of Philisophy, University of Berlin, 1925.

      Doctor of Science, Harvard, 1955, Williams College, 1958. Oxford, 1959, University of Pennsylvania, Columbio, 1960, U. Rochester, Carnegie Technology, 1961, Princeton University, Case Institute Technology, 1962.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Vera; married second, Irma E. Shuler, 1945. Married 3d, Elaine Mahoney, 1962. International research fellow, Princeton, 1926-1928, research associate, 1928-1930.

      Assistant professor of chemistry, Harvard, 1930-1933, associate professor, 1933-1937, professor of chemistry, 1937-1959, 61-71, emeritus, 1972-1982. Special assistant to The President for science and technical, 1959-1961. Chairman science board, director Itek Corporation, 1961-1973.

    Membership

    Member President’s Science Advisory Committee, 1957-1963.

    Connections

    • Married Hildegard Moebius, 1926.; married second, Irma E. Shuler, 1945.
    • father: Bogdan Kistiakowsky
    • mother: Mary (Berenstam) Kistiakowsky
    • spouses: Hildegard Moebius
    • Irma E. Shuler
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    Born November 18, 1900
    Died November 11, 1982
    (aged 81)
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