Party affiliation: Democrat
Instructor in electrical engineering, Harvard University, 1910-1911, Vanderbilt, 1912-1913, Stanford, 1913-1914, University of Illinois, 1914-1917. Also with various engineering firms for short periods, 1910-1917. Research in helium gas, United States Bureau Mines (inventor process for separation of helium from natural gas), 1919-1925.
Head of development div., later head of technical department Atmospheric Nitrogen Corporation, Syracuse, New York, and Hopewell, Virginia, 1925-1929. Has been construction engineering, Atmospheric Nitrogen Corporation and The Solvay Process Company, since 1929(inventor of improvements in processes for nitrogen fixation).
Born November 21, 1887