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Walter S. Guthmann

Walter S. Guthmann, American educator, chemist.

Background

  • Guthmann, Walter S. was born on April 3, 1907 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William B. and Ida (Seligmann) Guthmann.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Yale, 1928, Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1932.

    Career

    • Co-founder Edwal laboratories, Chicago, 1933, vice president, 1933-1941, president, 1947-1953. President Ringwood Chemical Company, 1953-1958, Morton Chemical Company, 1958-1961. Member of faculty Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1961-1974, professor of chemistry, 1965-1974, department chairman, 1966-1973, trustee, 1972-1974.

      Faculty University of North Carolina, 1974-1976. Cons. in field, 1935-1976. Director Ventron Corporation.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to journals Research in organo-metallic reactions.

    Membership

    Member of faculty Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1961-1974, professor of chemistry, 1965-1974, department chairman, 1966-1973, trustee, 1972-1974. Member Board Education district 111, Highland Park, Illinois, 1953-1959. Served to major, C.W.S., Army of the United States, 1941-1945.

    Member American Chemical Society (chairman Chicago section since 1972, nat. councilor since 1965), Manufacturing Chemists Association (chairman education activities committee 1963-1965), Society Chemical Industry, Sigma Xi. Clubs: Chemists (Chicago.

    Connections

    • Married Edith Greenbaum, October 16, 1940. Children: Babette (Mistress.
    • father: William B. Guthmann
    • mother: Ida (Seligmann) Guthmann
    • spouse: Edith Greenbaum
    • child: Babette (Mrs Guthmann
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    Born April 3, 1907
    Died March 2, 1976
    (aged 68)
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