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Will Scroggs Thompson

Will Scroggs Thompson, American educator. Member American Chemical Society (chairman Akron section 1958), American Association University Professors, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Ohio Academy Science, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Thompson, Will Scroggs was born on July 19, 1904 in Crawfordsville, Iowa, United States. Son of Ezekial H. and Dorcas A. (Nichol) Thompson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Muskingum College, 1925. A.M., Columbia, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1934.

    Career

    • June 11, 1953); children—Hugh Walter, Geoffrey Owen. Research chemist Borden Company. New York City, 1935-1936, United States Rubber Company, Passaic, New Jersey, 1936-1938.

      Professor of chemistry, department chairman Adelphi College, Garden City, New York, 1938-1942. Industrial specialist synthetic rubber div., chemical branch West Palm Beach, Washington, 1942-1944. Professor of chemistry, head department Kent State University since 1944.

    Membership

    Member American Chemical Society (chairman Akron section 1958), American Association University Professors, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Ohio Academy Science, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Myra M. Waterman, July 23, 1931 (deceased. Children: Hugh Walter, Geoffrey Owen.
    • father: Ezekial H. Thompson
    • mother: Dorcas A. (Nichol) Thompson
    • spouse: Myra M. Waterman
    • children: Hugh Walter Thompson
    • Geoffrey Owen Thompson
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    Died September 15, 1959
    (aged 55)
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