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Herman Alfred Liebhafsky

educator

Herman Alfred Liebhafsky, educator. award 1961). Member Society Applied Spectroscopy (honorary life), American Chemical Society (Fisher award 1961).; Club: Mohawk Golf (Schenectady). Senior author: X-ray Absorption and Emission in Analytical Chemistry, 1960, Fuel Cells and Fuel Batteries, 1968.

Background

Liebhafsky, Herman Alfred was born on November 18, 1905 in Zwittau, Austria-Hungary. Son of Hugo and Aurelia (Demel) Liebhafsky.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Texas A. and M. College, 1926. Master of Sciences, University Nebraska, 1927. Doctor of Philosophy, University California at Berkeley, 1929.

Career

Childrn—Douglas, Alison (Mistress Roger Van Vranken Des Forges). Came to the United States, 1912, naturalized, 1921. Instructor chemistry University of California at Berkeley, 1929-1934.

With General Electric Company, Schenectady, 1934-1967, manager electrochemical branch, 1964-1967. Professor of chemistry Texas A. and M.U., College Station, 1967-1972, professor emeritus, 1972-1982.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals Patentee in field.

Membership

Member Society Applied Spectroscopy (honorary life), American Chemical Society (Fisher award 1961). Club: Mohawk Golf (Schenectady). Senior author: X-ray Absorption and Emission in Analytical Chemistry, 1960, Fuel Cells and Fuel Batteries, 1968.

Connections

Married Sybil Small, November 30, 1935.

father:
Hugo Liebhafsky

mother:
Aurelia (Demel) Liebhafsky

spouse:
Sybil Small