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Phaon Hilborn Bates

chemist

Phaon Hilborn Bates, American chemist. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Ceramic Society; member American Concrete Institute (president 1934-1936), American Society for Testing Materials (president 1944-1945), American Chemical Society; Club: Cosmos.

Background

Bates, Phaon Hilborn was born on August 1, 1879 in Sipesville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Harrison and Margaret (Peterman) Bates.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Central High School, Philadelphia, 1898. Bachelor of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1902.

Career

1904. Chemist, United States Geological Survey, 1906-1910. In charge Pittsburgh Branch, National Bureau of Standards, 1910-1919. Chief, Ceramic Division, National Division of Standards, since 1919.

Published about 50 papers dealing with cement, concrete, masonry and other structural materials.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor many papers giving results of research in cements, concrete and ceramics.

Membership

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Ceramic Society. Member American Concrete Institute (president 1934-1936), American Society for Testing Materials (president 1944-1945), American Chemical Society. Club: Cosmos.

  • Member of American Chemical Society. A. A.A.S. Club: Cosmos.

Connections

Married Helen Bell Graham, January 1, 1904. Children: Dorothy Hilborn (Mistress James King), Marion Margaret (Mistress Eugene B. Daniels).

father:
William Harrison Bates

mother:
Margaret (Peterman) Bates

spouse:
Helen Bell Graham

children:
Dorothy Hilborn Bates (Mistress James King)

Marion Margaret Bates (Mistress Eugene B. Daniels)