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Herman Alfred Liebhafsky

Herman Alfred Liebhafsky, educator. award 1961). Member Society Applied Spectroscopy (honorary life), American Chemical Society (Fisher award 1961).; Club: Mohawk Golf (Schenectady). Senior author: X-ray Absorption and Emission in Analytical Chemistry, 1960, Fuel Cells and Fuel Batteries, 1968.

Background

  • Liebhafsky, Herman Alfred was born on November 18, 1905 in Zwittau, Austria-Hungary. Son of Hugo and Aurelia (Demel) Liebhafsky.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Texas A. and M. College, 1926. Master of Sciences, University Nebraska, 1927. Doctor of Philosophy, University California at Berkeley, 1929.

    Career

    • Childrn—Douglas, Alison (Mistress Roger Van Vranken Des Forges). Came to the United States, 1912, naturalized, 1921. Instructor chemistry University of California at Berkeley, 1929-1934.

      With General Electric Company, Schenectady, 1934-1967, manager electrochemical branch, 1964-1967. Professor of chemistry Texas A. and M.U., College Station, 1967-1972, professor emeritus, 1972-1982.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals Patentee in field.

    Membership

    Member Society Applied Spectroscopy (honorary life), American Chemical Society (Fisher award 1961). Club: Mohawk Golf (Schenectady). Senior author: X-ray Absorption and Emission in Analytical Chemistry, 1960, Fuel Cells and Fuel Batteries, 1968.

    Connections

    • Married Sybil Small, November 30, 1935.
    • father: Hugo Liebhafsky
    • mother: Aurelia (Demel) Liebhafsky
    • spouse: Sybil Small
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    Born November 18, 1905
    Died July 24, 1982
    (aged 76)

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