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Gennady Michael Kosolapoff

Gennady Michael Kosolapoff, Russian educator, chemist. Member Chemical Society London.


  • Kosolapoff, Gennady Michael was born on September 2, 1909 in Viatka, Russia. Son of Michael Paul and Alexandra Vasily (Shikhova) Kosolapoff.

  • Education

    • Came to the United States, 1924, naturalized, 1942. Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Cooper Union, 1932. Master of Science in Biochemistry, University of Michigan, 1933, Doctor of Science in Chemistry, 1936.


    • Research chemist Libby-Owens-Ford Glass Company, 1936-1938, Monsanto Chemical Company, 1938-1948. Associate professor Auburn U., 1948-1953, research professor, 1953-1976. Research consultant industrial and governmental agys., 1943-1976.

      Director chemical research F.J. Seiler Research Laboratory Office of Aerospace Research, Colorado, 1963-1964. Consultant Atomic Energy Commission. Lecturer chemistry of phosphorus, 1949-1976.


    • Author: Organophosphorus Compounds, 1950, co-author 2d edition., 1972. Also sects. books and encys. Abstractor, section co-editor Chemical Abstracts.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member Chemical Society London.


    • Married Dorothea W. Bouton, July 20, 1934. Children: Alexandra, Michael, Patricia.
    • father: Michael Paul Kosolapoff
    • mother: Alexandra Vasily (Shikhova) Kosolapoff
    • spouse: Dorothea W. Bouton
    • children: Alexandra Kosolapoff
    • Michael Kosolapoff
    • Patricia Kosolapoff
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    Born September 2, 1909
    Died January 1, 1976
    (aged 66)