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Richard Morrin Acheson

chemistry educator

Richard Morrin Acheson, British chemistry educator. Recipient H.A. Iddles prize University New Hampshire, 1966-1967. Member American Chemical Society, Royal Society Chemistry, Midland Association Mountaineers.; Club: Alpine (Canada).

Background

Acheson, Richard Morrin was born on February 9, 1925 in England. Son of Richard William and Amy Florence (Marlow) Acheson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with 1st class honors, University Oxford, 1946, England, Bachelor of Science, 1947, Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Arts, 1948. Postdoctoral fellow University Chicago, 1949-1950. Lecturer Magdalen College, Oxford, 1953-1962, The Queen's College, Oxford, 1953-1958, fellow, 1958-1986.

Lecturer Oxford University, 1953-1986, emeritus fellow, since 1986.

Works

  • Author: Introduction to the Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds, (3d edition 1976). The Acridines (second edition 1973). Author numerous papers, reviews.

    Patentee in field. Trustee A.C. Irvine Travel Fund, Oxford, 1961-1987.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society, Royal Society Chemistry, Midland Association Mountaineers. Club: Alpine (Canada).

Connections

Married Margarita Schlittler, March 28, 1953. Children– Corina Ursula, Marita Barbara, Michael Peter.

father:
Richard William Acheson

mother:
Amy Florence (Marlow) Acheson

spouse:
Margarita Schlittler

children:
Corina Ursula Acheson

Marita Barbara Acheson

Michael Peter Acheson