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E. Elizabeth Hester

educator

E. Elizabeth Hester, American educator. Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945.; Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Association Cereal Chemists, Institute Food Technology, American Home Economics Association, Sigma Xi (chapter president 1968-1969), Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Nu, Iota Sigma Pi, Sigma Delta Epsilon.

Background

Hester, E. Elizabeth was born on December 6, 1918 in Cookeville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of John S. and Ellen (Dunn) Hester.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Memphis State University, 1939. Master of Science, Cornell Univercity, 1947, Doctor of Philosophy., 1952. Public school teacher, Memphis, 1939-1942.

Instructor, then assistant professor food and nutrition New York State College Home Economics, 1947-1950. Associate professor food and nutrition Pennsylvania State University, 1952-1959. Member of faculty Cornell Univercity, 1959-1979, professor food and nutrition, 1963-1969.

Professor human nutrition and food New York State College Human Ecology, 1969-1979, department chairman, 1969-1973, professor nutritional science, 1974-1979.

Career

President 1968-1969), Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Nu, Iota Sigma Pi, Sigma Delta Epsilon.

Works

  • Contributor professional journals.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Association Cereal Chemists, Institute Food Technology, American Home Economics Association, Sigma Xi (chapter president 1968-1969), Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Nu, Iota Sigma Pi, Sigma Delta Epsilon.

Connections

father:
John S. Hester

mother:
Ellen (Dunn) Hester