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Charles Daniel Luke

Charles Daniel Luke, American chemical engineer. Served as major Manhattan District, Army of the United States, 1942-1946.; Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Alpha Chi Sigma.

Background

  • Luke, Charles Daniel was born on October 4, 1907 in Coin, Iowa, United States. Son of Edward Louis and Delia (Johnson) Luke.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Iowa, 1929. S.M. Entertainment, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1931, Doctor of Science, 1934.

    Career

    • June 1967); married second, Anne Pariza, September 8, 1970. Process engineer Standard Oil Corporation Louisiana, 1933-1935. Chemical engineer de Florez Engineering Company, 1935-1937.

      Assistant professor chemical engineering Syracuse (New York), U., 1937-1939, associate professor, chairman chemical engineering department, 1940-1941, professor, chemical engineering department, 1941-1954. Director div. classification Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, 1954-1955, technical assistant to director for hazard evaluation, 1955-1960, chief criticality branch, 1960-1970, consultant, 1970-1976.

    Politics

    The Church must be self-critical before it presumes to be critical of others.

    Religion

    Salvation can be achieved through deep and sincere believe in God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Christians with different interpretations of the Bible should be engaged in discussions about the ways the Bible can be applied to major world issues.

    Membership

    Served as major Manhattan District, Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Alpha Chi Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Minerva Eagan, May 29, 1941 (deceased.; married second, Anne Pariza, September 8, 1970.
    • father: Edward Louis Luke
    • mother: Delia (Johnson) Luke
    • spouses: Minerva Eagan
    • Anne Pariza
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    Born October 4, 1907
    Died April 18, 1976
    (aged 68)
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