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Robert Kerr Summerbell

Robert Kerr Summerbell, American educator. Member American Chemical Society (councilor 1947-1950, chairman Chicago section 1947-1948), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha.

Background

  • Summerbell, Robert Kerr was born on July 30, 1904 in Le Grand, Iowa, United States. Son of Carlyle and Anna (Kerr) Summerbell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Defiance (O.) College, 1925. Student of University Chicago, 1925. Doctor of Philosophy, University Ohio, 1928.

    Career

    • Instructor chemistry Northwestern, 1928-1931, assistant professor, 1931-1938, associate professor, 1938-1943, professor of chemistry, since 1943, head department chemistry, 1945-1952.

    Works

    • Contributor research articles to Journal American Chemical Society.

    Membership

    Member American Chemical Society (councilor 1947-1950, chairman Chicago section 1947-1948), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Pauline Gordon, December 17, 1932. Children: Gordon Carlyle, Alice Anne (Mistress.
    • father: Carlyle Summerbell
    • mother: Anna (Kerr) Summerbell
    • spouse: Pauline Gordon
    • children: Gordon Carlyle Summerbell
    • Alice Anne (Mrs Summerbell
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    Born July 30, 1904
    Died December 8, 1962
    (aged 58)
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