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Ernst Max Cohn

Ernst Max Cohn, German chemist, columnist. Recipient Luff award for research American Philatelic. Society, 1995, medal Féd. International Philatelie, 1985. Member American Chemical Society (emeritus).

Background

  • Cohn, Ernst Max was born on March 31, 1920 in Mainz, Hesse, Germany. Came to United States, 1936. Son of Martin and Lorle Cohn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1942. Master of Science in Chemistry, University Pittsburgh, 1952.

    Career

    • Physical chemist Bureau Mines, Pittsburgh, 1942-1952, dmin., physical chemist coal research Washington, 1953-1960. Dmin., fuel cells United States Army Research Office, 1960-1962. Administrator National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1962-1976.

      Columnist Energy magazine, Norwalk, Connecticut, from 1977.

    Works

    • Author: books. Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

    Membership

    Member American Chemical Society (emeritus).

    Personality

    Interests

    Postal history 1870-1871, franco-german war.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Miller, July 8, 1949 (divorced February 1981). Married Doris Brohm, March 31, 1981.
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    Born March 31, 1920
    Died December 29, 2004
    (aged 84)
    • 1942
      University Pittsburgh
    • 1952
      University Pittsburgh
    • 1942 - 1952
      Physical chemist, Bureau Mines
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1953 - 1960
      Physical chemist, Bureau Mines
    • 1960 - 1962
      dmin.
    • 1962 - 1976
      administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration