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John Frederick Read Kuck

biochemist , educator , ophthalmologist

John Frederick Read Kuck, American biochemist, ophthalmologist, educator. Member American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association Research Vision and Ophthalmology, Sigma Xi.

Background

Kuck, John Frederick Read was born on January 27, 1918 in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Son of John Frederick Read and Helen Louise (Van Horne) Kuck.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1939, Master of Science, 1940. Doctor of Philosophy, University North Carolina, 1951. Chemist. national advisory committee National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Cleveland, 1940-1945.

Professor chemistry Illinois Benedictine College, Lisle, Illinois, 1950-1951. Research associate Wayne University surgery department, Detroit, 1951-1957. Research associate Kresge Eye Institute, Detroit, 1957-1963.

Assistant professor Emory University, Atlanta, 1963-1968, associate professor, 1968-1978, professor ophthalmology, 1978-1988, professor emeritus, since 1988. Visiting professor chemistry and biochemistry Georgia Tech, since 1988.

Career

Chemist. national advisory committee National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Cleveland, 1940-1945. Professor chemistry Illinois Benedictine College, Lisle, Illinois, 1950-1951. Visiting professor chemistry and biochemistry Georgia Tech, since 1988.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association Research Vision and Ophthalmology, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Kathryn Donnan, September 4, 1949. Children: Kay, Jack, Martha, Andrew, Mary.

father:
John Frederick Read Kuck

mother:
Helen Louise (Van Horne) Kuck

spouse:
Kathryn Donnan

children:
Kay Kuck

Jack Kuck

Martha Kuck

Andrew Kuck

Mary Kuck