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John Joseph Turin, American educator.

Background

Turin, John Joseph was born on December 8, 1913 in New York City. Son of Samuel and Lena (Stein) Turin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Wayne U., 1933. Master of Science, University of Michigan, 1934, Doctor of Philosophy., 1937.

Career

Instructor University of Michigan, 1935-1937. Research physicist Surface Combustion Corporation, Toledo, 1937-1944, consultant, 1945. Member of faculty U. Toledo, 1945-1973, professor physics, engineering physics, 1946-1973, department chairman physics and astronomy, 1946, director nuclear science and engineering, 1955-1967, director Ritter Astrophysical Research Center, 1967, dean Graduate School, 1969.

Consultant National Lead Company, 1948-1950, Illinois Institute Gas Technology, Chicago, 1962, Owens-Illinois, Inc., Toledo, 1966.

Membership

Member of faculty U. Toledo, 1945-1973, professor physics, engineering physics, 1946-1973, department chairman physics and astronomy, 1946, director nuclear science and engineering, 1955-1967, director Ritter Astrophysical Research Center, 1967, dean Graduate School, 1969. Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy Reserve, 1944-1946. Member American Astronomical Society, American Physical Society, American Society Physics Teachers, American Society Engineering Education, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society University Professors, Council Graduate Deans, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Gladys Marie Johnson, May 14, 1943.; married second, Nancy G. Duryea, October 18, 1956.; married 3d, Sybil Briggs Walker, December 21, 1963.

Children: John Craig, Tally Johnson.

father:
Samuel Turin

mother:
Lena (Stein) Turin

spouses:
Gladys Marie Johnson

Nancy G. Duryea

Sybil Briggs Walker

children:
John Craig Turin

Tally Johnson Turin