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Howard Lester Ritter

educator

Howard Lester Ritter, American educator. Recipient Eminent Chemist award Cincinnati section American Chemical Society, 1962. Member American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, Pi Kappa Phi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Xi.

Background

Ritter, Howard Lester was born on February 12, 1916 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of George Howard and Ruby (MacFarlane) Ritter.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1938. Doctor of Philosophy., Pennsylvania State University, 1943.

Career

Research chemist Socony-Vacuum Oil Corporation, 1943-1946. Instructor, assistant professor of chemistry University of Wisconsin, 1946-1952. Professor, head department chemistry Miami University, 1952-1962, research professor, 1962-1967.

Works

  • Author: An Introduction to Chemistry, 1955. Also articles chemical journals.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, Pi Kappa Phi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Marie Louise Kruecke, July 12, 1941. Children: Howard Lester, Carl Peter, Mary Ann, Margaret Jo, Mark MacFarlane.

father:
George Howard Ritter

mother:
Ruby (MacFarlane) Ritter

spouse:
Marie Louise Kruecke

children:
Howard Lester Ritter

Carl Peter Ritter

Mary Ann Ritter

Margaret Jo Ritter

Mark MacFarlane Ritter