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Ellis Ridgeway Lippincott

Ellis Ridgeway Lippincott, American chemist, educator. Recipient Hillebrand award, 1964, award Spectroscopy Society Pittsburgh, 1970, Tallman professor of chemistry Bowdoin College, Maine, 1970.

Background

  • Lippincott, Ellis Ridgeway was born on July 6, 1920 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Ellis Ridgeway and Florence Kirk (Stapler) Lippincott.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Earlham College, 1943. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins, 1944, Doctor of Philosophy., 1947. Postgraduate Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1947-1948.

    Career

    • Instructor, Loyola College, Baltimore, 1947. Instructor U. Connecticut, 1948-1951. Associate professor of chemistry Kansas State College, 1951-1955.

      Professor of chemistry U. Maryland., College Park, 1955-1974, director Center Materials Research, 1967-1974. Lecturer Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1953-1974. Consultant National Bureau Standards, Office Secretary Defense, National Institutes of Health.

      Visiting scientist division chemical education American Chemical Society, 1963-1967.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of advisory board XIII Colloquium Spectroscopicum Internationale. Member American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, Faraday Society, Coblentz Society, Washington Academy Science, Society for Applied Spectroscopy, American Society Testing Materials, Chemical Society London, Philosophical Society Washington, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Alpha Chi Sigma, Gamma Alpha, Pi Mu Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Rita Clifton, August 14, 1948. Children: Melanie, Jennifer, Wendy, Robin, Holly.
    • father: Ellis Ridgeway Lippincott
    • mother: Florence Kirk (Stapler) Lippincott
    • spouse: Rita Clifton
    • children: Melanie Lippincott
    • Jennifer Lippincott
    • Wendy Lippincott
    • Robin Lippincott
    • Holly Lippincott
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    Died December 24, 1974
    (aged 54)
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