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Michael Cefola

Michael Cefola, Italian educator, chemist. Fellow New York Academy Sciences; member American Chemical Society, American Microchem. Society (honorary past chairman), New England Association Chemistry Teachers, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon. With Doctor G.T. Seaborg first isolated plutonium at University of Chicago.

Background

  • Cefola, Michael was born on October 22, 1908 in Barile, Italy. Son of Arcangelo and Vincenza (Labella) Cefola.

  • Education

    • 1 child, Michael A. Bachelor of Science, College City New York, 1933. Doctor of Philosophy., New York University, 1941.

    Career

    • Research associate University of Chicago Manhattan Project, 1942-1944, Massachusetts Institute Technology Radiation Laboratory, 1944-1945. Microchemist Socony Vacuum Oil Company. New York City, 1945-1947.

      Nuclear chemist General Electric Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Schenectady, New York, 1947-1950. Professor of chemistry Fordham University, 1950-1983.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional jours.

    Membership

    Fellow New York Academy Sciences. Member American Chemical Society, American Microchem. Society (honorary past chairman), New England Association Chemistry Teachers, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon.

    With Doctor G.T. Seaborg first isolated plutonium at University of Chicago.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Elizabeth Robertiello, August 14, 1948. 1 child, Michael A. Bachelor of Science, College.
    • father: Arcangelo Cefola
    • mother: Vincenza (Labella) Cefola
    • spouse: Alice Elizabeth Robertiello
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    Born October 22, 1908
    Died February 12, 1983
    (aged 74)
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