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University official , Chemistry educator

Gerald Cecil Lalor, Jamaican chemistry educator, university official. Decorated Commander Order of Distinction (Jamaica).

Background

Lalor, Gerald Cecil was born on December 15, 1930 in Kingston, Jamaica. Son of Gerald Norman and Daisy Iris (Dryden) Lalor.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University College West Indies, London, 1953. Master of Science, University College West Indies, London, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, London University, 1963.

Career

Chemist, West Indies Chemical Works, Spanish Town, Jamaica, 1953; chief chemist, West Indies Chemical Works, Spanish Town, Jamaica, 1954-1960; assistant lecturer chemistry, U. West Indies, Kingston, 1960; lecturer, U. West Indies, Kingston, 1960-1963; senior lecturer, U. West Indies, Kingston, 1963-1968; reader, U. West Indies, Kingston, 1969; professor, U. West Indies, Kingston, since 1969; pro vice chancellor, U. West Indies, Kingston, since 1974; director Center for Nuclear Sciences and University West Indies Distance Teaching Experiment principal Mona campus, U. West Indies, Kingston, since 1991. Board directors I.C.W.I. Group Ltd., Kingston, I.C.W.I. Group Foundation, Gleaner Company Ltd. Chairman Science Research Council, Jamaica, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member research board United Way, Kingston. Chairman Committee on Peaceful Uses of Atom, Jamaica, since 1984. Fellow Jamaican Society Scientists and Technologists, Third World Academy of Sciences.

Member American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Royal Society Chemistry, Jamaican Geological Society, New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Children: Richard, Donna, Robert, Mark.

father:
Gerald Norman Lalor

mother:
Daisy Iris (Dryden) Lalor

children:
Mark Lalor

Donna Lalor

Robert Lalor

Richard Lalor