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Howard Lester Ritter

Howard Lester Ritter, American educator. Recipient Eminent Chemist award Cincinnati section American Chemical Society, 1962. Member American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, Pi Kappa Phi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Ritter, Howard Lester was born on February 12, 1916 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of George Howard and Ruby (MacFarlane) Ritter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1938. Doctor of Philosophy., Pennsylvania State University, 1943.

    Career

    • Research chemist Socony-Vacuum Oil Corporation, 1943-1946. Instructor, assistant professor of chemistry University of Wisconsin, 1946-1952. Professor, head department chemistry Miami University, 1952-1962, research professor, 1962-1967.

    Works

    • Author: An Introduction to Chemistry, 1955. Also articles chemical journals.

    Membership

    Member American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, Pi Kappa Phi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Marie Louise Kruecke, July 12, 1941. Children: Howard Lester, Carl Peter, Mary Ann, Margaret Jo, Mark MacFarlane.
    • father: George Howard Ritter
    • mother: Ruby (MacFarlane) Ritter
    • spouse: Marie Louise Kruecke
    • children: Howard Lester Ritter
    • Carl Peter Ritter
    • Mary Ann Ritter
    • Margaret Jo Ritter
    • Mark MacFarlane Ritter
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    Died November 21, 1967
    (aged 51)
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