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Roland Rusk Mclaughlin

Roland Rusk Mclaughlin, Canadian educator. Fellow Chemical Institute Canada (president 1945-1946), Engineering Institute Canada, Chemical Society (London); member Canadian Institute Chemistry (vice president 1942-1943), Canadian Chemical Association (president 1943-1944), American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Chi.

Background

  • Mclaughlin, Roland Rusk was born on March 16, 1901 in Toronto, Ontario Canada. Son of John James and Maude (Christie) Mclaughlin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Applied Science in Chemical Engineering, University Toronto, 1922, M.A.Sc., 1923, Doctor of Philosophy., 1926. Honorary Doctor of Science, Assumption U., Windsor, Ontario, 1961.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Julia. With Canada Dry Ginger Ale, Inc., 1923-1926. Grocer’s Company scholar biochemistry Lister Institute Preventive Medicine, London, England., 1930. Professor chemical engineering U. Toronto, since 1931, department chairman, 1946-1960, dean faculty applied science and engineering, 1954-1966, chairman of planning division, since 1966.

      Chairman committee reorganization Canadian Chemical Socs., 1943-1944.

    Membership

    Fellow Chemical Institute Canada (president 1945-1946), Engineering Institute Canada, Chemical Society (London). Member Canadian Institute Chemistry (vice president 1942-1943), Canadian Chemical Association (president 1943-1944), American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Chi. Clubs: University, York (Toronto).

    Toronto Ontario Canada.

    Connections

    • Married Marjorie Jean McLay, September 16, 1925.
    • father: John James Mclaughlin
    • mother: Maude (Christie) Mclaughlin
    • spouse: Marjorie Jean McLay
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    Born March 16, 1901
    Died September 10, 1970
    (aged 69)
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