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Arthur Dehon Little

chemical engineer

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