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William Lawrence Faith

William Lawrence Faith, American chemical engineer. Member Air Pollution Control Association (director) 1959-1963, president 1961-1962), American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers (director 1954-1956), Sigma Xi, Alpha Chi Sigma, Phi Kappa.

Background

  • Faith, William Lawrence was born on May 12, 1907 in Hancock, Maryland, United States. Son of Eugene Francis and Bernadette (Murray) Faith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1928. Master of Science, University of Illinois, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1931.

    Career

    • Special research assistant, chemical engineering, Engineering Experimental Station, University of Illinois, 1931-1933. Chemist National Aluminate Corporation, Chicago, 1933. Assistant professor chemical engineering, Kansas State College, Manhattan, Kansas, 1933-1936, professor chemical engineering, 1936-1939, head department chemical engineering, 1939-1942.

      Professor chemical engineering, State University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa (on leave), 1942-1944. Consultant Office Production Research and Development, West Palm Beach, Washington, District of Columbia, 1942-1943, assistant director, 1944, deputy director, 1944-1945. Visiting lecturer chemical engineering, Catholic University of America, Washington, District of Columbia, 1944.

      Director development engineering, chemical div., Corn Products Refining Company, Argo, Illinois, 1945-1948, director engineering, chemical div., 1948-1954. Chief engineer, deputy director Air Pollution Foundation, Los Angeles, 1954-1957, managing director, 1957-1961. Consultant chemical engineer, San Marino, California, from 1961.

      Board trustees American Sanitary Engineering Intersoc.

    Works

    • Author: Air Pollution Control, 1959. (with A.A. Atkisson) Air Pollution, 1972. Asso-Author: Industrial Chemicals, 1950.

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Member Air Pollution Control Association (director) 1959-1963, president 1961-1962), American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers (director 1954-1956), Sigma Xi, Alpha Chi Sigma, Phi Kappa. Clubs: Chemists (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Mildred Eunice Dixon, September 2, 1932. Children: Michael Dixon, Mary Eunice, Roger Lawrence.
    • father: Eugene Francis Faith
    • mother: Bernadette (Murray) Faith
    • spouse: Mildred Eunice Dixon
    • children: Michael Dixon Faith
    • Mary Eunice Faith
    • Roger Lawrence Faith
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    Born March 12, 1907
    Died July 18, 1979
    (aged 72)
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