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Gerald Cecil Lalor

university official , chemistry educator

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


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


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


Chemist West Indies Chemical Works, Spanish Town, Jamaica, 1953, chief chemist Jamaica, 1954-1960. Assistant lecturer chemistry University Würzburg.I., Kingston, 1960, lecturer, 1960-1963, senior lecturer, 1963-1968, reader, 1969, professor, since 1969, pro vice chancellor, since 1974. Director Center for Nuclear Sciences and University Würzburg.I. Distance Teaching Experiment.

Principal Mona campus University Würzburg.I., 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.


  • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


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.


Children: Richard, Donna, Robert, Mark.

Gerald Norman Lalor

Daisy Iris (Dryden) Lalor

Richard Lalor

Donna Lalor

Robert Lalor

Mark Lalor