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Thomas Ivan Taylor

Thomas Ivan Taylor, American educator, chemist. Member American Chemical Society (councilor 1950-1954, chairman New York section 1957-1958), American Nuclear Society, American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Applied Spectroscopy, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Gamma Alpha, Sigma Tau.

Background

  • Taylor, Thomas Ivan was born on September 11, 1909 in Utah, United States. Son of Thomas G. and Harriet Mae (Hill) Taylor.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Idaho, 1931, Master of Science, 1933. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1938. Doctor of Science, University Idaho, 1972.

    Career

    • Instructor chemistry U. Idaho, 1931-1935. Teaching assistant Columbia, 1935-1938. Instructor chemistry University of Minnesota, 1938-1940, assistant professor, 1940-1942.

      Chemist National Bureau Standards, Washington, 1942-1944. Chemist research control group Manhattan District, Washington, Oak Ridge, New York City, 1944-1945. Professor of chemistry U. Iowa, 1945.

      Associate professor of chemistry Columbia, 1945-1948, professor, 1949. Chairman, Gordon Conference Physics and Chemistry of Isotopes, 1956. Chairman advising committee chemistry div.

      National Bureau Standards, 1961-1964. Chairman advising committee chemistry department Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1965.

    Works

    • Author: (with J.L. Maynard) Experiments in General Chemistry, 1944. (with H.H. Barber) Semimicro Qualitative Analysis, 1942. Editorial board Nucleonics, 1948-1949.

      Contributor research reports to science journals.

    Membership

    Member American Chemical Society (councilor 1950-1954, chairman New York section 1957-1958), American Nuclear Society, American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Applied Spectroscopy, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Gamma Alpha, Sigma Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Rachel Nichols, September 22, 1939. Children: Mary, Arthur.
    • father: Thomas G. Taylor
    • mother: Harriet Mae (Hill) Taylor
    • spouse: Frances Rachel Nichols
    • children: Mary Taylor
    • Arthur Taylor
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    Born September 11, 1909
    Died July 27, 1973
    (aged 63)
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