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George Elbert Kimball

educator

George Elbert Kimball, American educator. Fellow Operations Research Society of America National; Fellow American Physical Society, New York Academy of Science.; Member Operations Research Society American (president 1964-1965), National Academy Sciences, American Chemical Society, United States Army Science Advisory Panel, Statistical Advisory Committee of the United States Census, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.; Club: Cosmos (Washington).

Background

Kimball, George Elbert was born on July 12, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Arthur Gooch and Effie Gertrude (Smallen) Kimball.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Princeton, 1928, A.M., 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1932.

Career

National research fellow, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1933-1935. Instructor physics, Hunter College, 1935-1936. Instructor and assistant professor of chemistry, Columbia, 1936-1946.

Associate professor, 1946-1947, professor of chemistry, 1947-1956. Science advisory Arthur D. Little, Inc., 1956-1961, vice president since 1961. Examiner, reader college entrance examination board.

Works

  • Author: Quantum Chemistry (with H. Eyring and J. Walter), 1944. Methods of Operations Research (with P. M. Morse), 1951. Associate editor Journal of Chemical Physics.

    Contributor numerous articles to scientific journals.

Membership

Fellow Operations Research Society of America National. Fellow American Physical Society, New York Academy of Science. Member Operations Research Society American (president 1964-1965), National Academy Sciences, American Chemical Society, United States Army Science Advisory Panel, Statistical Advisory Committee of the United States Census, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Club: Cosmos (Washington).

Connections

Married Alice Thurston Hunter, June 22, 1936. Children: Prudence Bradstreet, Thomas Redington, Susanna Goodhue, Martha Smallen.

father:
Arthur Gooch Kimball

mother:
Effie Gertrude (Smallen) Kimball

spouse:
Alice Thurston Hunter

children:
Prudence Bradstreet Kimball

Thomas Redington Kimball

Susanna Goodhue Kimball

Martha Smallen Kimball