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Arthur Dehon Little

Arthur Dehon Little, American chemical engineer. Member Corporation Massachusetts Institute Technology (life), president Alumni Association, 1921-1922, and founder School of Chemical Engineering Practice. Chairman Advisory Committee National Exposition of Chemical Industries; Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chemical Society (England), Institute of Fuel (London).

Background

  • Little, Arthur Dehon was born on December 15, 1863 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Thomas J. and Amelia (Hixon) Little.

  • Education

    • Education public and high schools, Portland, Maine, Berkeley School, New York, Massachusetts Institute Technology. Honorary Doctor of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, 1918. Honorary associate, College Technology, Manchester, England, 1929.

      Honorary Doctor of Science, Manchester U., 1929, Tufts, 1930, Columbia, 1931. Perkin medallist, 1931.

    Career

    • Chemist and supt, of first mill in the United States making sulphite wood pulp, 1884-1885. Chemical engineering practice, Boston, since 1886. President Arthur D. Little, Inc., since 1909.

      Director Arthur D. Little Industrial Corporation.

    Works

    • Author: Chemistry of Paper Making (with R. B. Griffin). The Handwriting on the Wall. The Fifth Estate.

    Membership

    Member Corporation Massachusetts Institute Technology (life), president Alumni Association, 1921-1922, and founder School of Chemical Engineering Practice. Chairman Advisory Committee National Exposition of Chemical Industries. Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chemical Society (England), Institute of Fuel (London).

    Connections

    • Married Henrietta Rogers Anthony, January 22, 1901.
    • father: Thomas J. Little
    • mother: Amelia (Hixon) Little
    • spouse: Henrietta Rogers Anthony
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    Born December 15, 1863
    Died August 1, 1935
    (aged 71)
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