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Lyle Ramsay Dawson

Lyle Ramsay Dawson, American educator. Member Oak Ridge Council, 1950-1958.; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Chemist; member American Chemical Society, Electro-chemical Society, Kentucky Academy Science, American Association University Professors, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Alpha Chi Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa.; Mason, Kiwanian.

Background

  • Dawson, Lyle Ramsay was born on April 21, 1904 in Long Point, Illinois, United States. Son of Marcus and Jessie (Ramsay) Dawson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Education, Illinois State Normal U., 1928. Master of Sciences, University Illinois, 1932. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1935.

      Doctor of Science, University Kentucky, 1971.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Venita Lu. Science teacher high schools, Illinois, 1929-1934. Acting head department chemistry State Teachers College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 1935-1936.

      Assistant professor of chemistry U. Omaha, 1936-1937. Research chemist Universal Atlas Cement Company, 1937-1939. Assistant professor, associate professor, professor of chemistry Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, 1939-1943.

      Research chemist and group leader Metallurgical Laboratory, University of Chicago, 1943-1945. Professor physical chemistry U. Kentucky, 1945-1970, distinguished professor, 1956-1970, head department chemistry, 1945-1965, acting dean graduate school, 1954-1956, 60-61.

    Works

    • Contributor professional publications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member Oak Ridge Council, 1950-1958. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Chemist. Member American Chemical Society, Electro-chemical Society, Kentucky Academy Science, American Association University Professors, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Alpha Chi Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa.

    Mason, Kiwanian.; Clubs: Informal, Torch.

    Connections

    • Married Lucile Sanders, August 11, 1926.
    • father: Marcus Dawson
    • mother: Jessie (Ramsay) Dawson
    • spouse: Lucile Sanders
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    Died April 16, 1976
    (aged 71)
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