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E. Elizabeth Hester

E. Elizabeth Hester, American educator. Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945.; Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Association Cereal Chemists, Institute Food Technology, American Home Economics Association, Sigma Xi (chapter president 1968-1969), Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Nu, Iota Sigma Pi, Sigma Delta Epsilon.

Background

  • Hester, E. Elizabeth was born on December 6, 1918 in Cookeville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of John S. and Ellen (Dunn) Hester.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Memphis State University, 1939. Master of Science, Cornell Univercity, 1947, Doctor of Philosophy., 1952. Public school teacher, Memphis, 1939-1942.

      Instructor, then assistant professor food and nutrition New York State College Home Economics, 1947-1950. Associate professor food and nutrition Pennsylvania State University, 1952-1959. Member of faculty Cornell Univercity, 1959-1979, professor food and nutrition, 1963-1969.

      Professor human nutrition and food New York State College Human Ecology, 1969-1979, department chairman, 1969-1973, professor nutritional science, 1974-1979.

    Career

    • President 1968-1969), Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Nu, Iota Sigma Pi, Sigma Delta Epsilon.

    Works

    • Contributor professional journals.

    Membership

    Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Association Cereal Chemists, Institute Food Technology, American Home Economics Association, Sigma Xi (chapter president 1968-1969), Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Nu, Iota Sigma Pi, Sigma Delta Epsilon.

    Connections

    • father: John S. Hester
    • mother: Ellen (Dunn) Hester
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    Born December 6, 1918
    Died July 3, 1979
    (aged 60)
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