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Lyle Ramsay Dawson

educator

Lyle Ramsay Dawson, American educator. Member Oak Ridge Council, 1950-1958.; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Chemist; member American Chemical Society, Electro-chemical Society, Kentucky Academy Science, American Association University Professors, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Alpha Chi Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa.; Mason, Kiwanian.

Background

Dawson, Lyle Ramsay was born on April 21, 1904 in Long Point, Illinois, United States. Son of Marcus and Jessie (Ramsay) Dawson.

Education

Bachelor of Education, Illinois State Normal U., 1928. Master of Sciences, University Illinois, 1932. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1935.

Doctor of Science, University Kentucky, 1971.

Career

1 daughter, Venita Lu. Science teacher high schools, Illinois, 1929-1934. Acting head department chemistry State Teachers College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 1935-1936.

Assistant professor of chemistry U. Omaha, 1936-1937. Research chemist Universal Atlas Cement Company, 1937-1939. Assistant professor, associate professor, professor of chemistry Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, 1939-1943.

Research chemist and group leader Metallurgical Laboratory, University of Chicago, 1943-1945. Professor physical chemistry U. Kentucky, 1945-1970, distinguished professor, 1956-1970, head department chemistry, 1945-1965, acting dean graduate school, 1954-1956, 60-61.

Works

  • Contributor professional publications.

Membership

Member Oak Ridge Council, 1950-1958. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Chemist. Member American Chemical Society, Electro-chemical Society, Kentucky Academy Science, American Association University Professors, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Alpha Chi Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Mason, Kiwanian.; Clubs: Informal, Torch.

Connections

Married Lucile Sanders, August 11, 1926.

father:
Marcus Dawson

mother:
Jessie (Ramsay) Dawson

spouse:
Lucile Sanders