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George Elbert Kimball

George Elbert Kimball, American educator. Fellow Operations Research Society of America National; Fellow American Physical Society, New York Academy of Science.; Member Operations Research Society American (president 1964-1965), National Academy Sciences, American Chemical Society, United States Army Science Advisory Panel, Statistical Advisory Committee of the United States Census, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.; Club: Cosmos (Washington).

Background

  • Kimball, George Elbert was born on July 12, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Arthur Gooch and Effie Gertrude (Smallen) Kimball.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Princeton, 1928, A.M., 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1932.

    Career

    • National research fellow, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1933-1935. Instructor physics, Hunter College, 1935-1936. Instructor and assistant professor of chemistry, Columbia, 1936-1946.

      Associate professor, 1946-1947, professor of chemistry, 1947-1956. Science advisory Arthur D. Little, Inc., 1956-1961, vice president since 1961. Examiner, reader college entrance examination board.

    Works

    • Author: Quantum Chemistry (with H. Eyring and J. Walter), 1944. Methods of Operations Research (with P. M. Morse), 1951. Associate editor Journal of Chemical Physics.

      Contributor numerous articles to scientific journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Fellow Operations Research Society of America National. Fellow American Physical Society, New York Academy of Science. Member Operations Research Society American (president 1964-1965), National Academy Sciences, American Chemical Society, United States Army Science Advisory Panel, Statistical Advisory Committee of the United States Census, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

    Club: Cosmos (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Alice Thurston Hunter, June 22, 1936. Children: Prudence Bradstreet, Thomas Redington, Susanna Goodhue, Martha Smallen.
    • father: Arthur Gooch Kimball
    • mother: Effie Gertrude (Smallen) Kimball
    • spouse: Alice Thurston Hunter
    • children: Prudence Bradstreet Kimball
    • Thomas Redington Kimball
    • Susanna Goodhue Kimball
    • Martha Smallen Kimball
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    Born July 12, 1906
    Died December, 1967
    (aged 61)
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