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Richard Edwin Nightingale

research , development executive

Richard Edwin Nightingale, American chemical company research and development executive. Board directors Benton-Franklin Chapter American Red Cross, Kennewick, Washington, 1970-1975. Served with United States Army air corps, 1944-1945. Fellow American Nuclear Society (certified of merit 1968); member American Carbon Society (executive committee 1964-1968), American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Lambda Upsilon.

Background

Nightingale, Richard Edwin was born on June 3, 1926 in Walla Walla, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Edwin Simnitt and Helen Carpenter (Coston) Nightingale.

Education

Bachelor in Chemistry, Whitman College, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Chemistry, Washington State University, 1953.

Career

Post-doctoral fellow University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1952-1954. Scientist General Electrical Company, Richland, Washington, 1954-1959, manager materials research, 1959-1964. Manager metallurgy and ceramics Battelle Northwest, 1965-1969, manager chemical technology, 1969-1984, program manager, since 1984.

Instructor physical chemistry Joint Center for Graduate Study, Richland, 1959-1963. Delegate Geneva Conference Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, 1958, 62. Member, leader numerous science delegations to Europe, 1957-1985.

Works

  • Nuclear Graphite

    (1)

  • Author, editor: Nuclear Graphite, 1962. Contributor articles on materials and chemistry to professional journals.

Religion

Salvation can be achieved through deep and sincere believe in God.

Views

The supportive small group inside the Church is the most powerful tool for people to feel that they belong and also to learn and grow.

Membership

Board directors Benton-Franklin Chapter American Red Cross, Kennewick, Washington, 1970-1975. Served with United States Army air corps, 1944-1945. Fellow American Nuclear Society (certified of merit 1968).

Member American Carbon Society (executive committee 1964-1968), American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Lambda Upsilon.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, computers.

Connections

Married Joyce Helen Neel, June 11, 1944. Children: Katherine, Susan, Laura.

Politics

Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.