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Robert Lewis Beamer

educator , pharmacist

Robert Lewis Beamer, American pharmacist, educator. Named Outstanding Teacher, American Association College Pharmaceutical, Charleston, South Carolina, 1988. Member Transportation Advisory Board on Bussing, Columbia, 1990-1992; board directors Columbia Senior Center, since 1991. Member American Pharmaceutical Association, American Chemical Society, Columbia Torch Club, Capital Rotary Club (committee chairman 1993-1994).

Background

Beamer, Robert Lewis was born on June 9, 1933 in Pulaski, Virginia, United States. Son of Harold Lee and Mary Overton (Smith) Beamer.

Education

Student, Davidson College, 1952. Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Medical College Virginia, 1955. Master of Science, Medical College Virginia, 1957.

Doctor of Philosophy, Medical College Virginia, 1959.

Career

Assistant professor University South Carolina, Columbia, 1959-1964, associate professor, 1964-1968, professor medicinal chemistry and biochemistry, 1968-1972. Associate dean, professor College Pharmacy, University South Carolina, 1972-1975, professor medinal chemistry and biochemistry, 1975-1977, professor medicinal chemistry & biochemistry department basic pharmaceutical, 1978-1992, professor, department chair department basic pharmaceutical science, since 1992. Visiting professor biochemistry department biochemistry Cornell University Medical College, New York City, 1977-1978.

President Council on Aging of Midlands, Columbia, 1987-1991.

Works

Religion

Everyone needs salvation. Everyone can reach salvation.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.

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

Member Transportation Advisory Board on Bussing, Columbia, 1990-1992. Board directors Columbia Senior Center, since 1991. Member American Pharmaceutical Association, American Chemical Society, Columbia Torch Club, Capital Rotary Club (committee chairman 1993-1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, computers, painting, photography.

Connections

Married Bobbie Joan Fanning, June 6, 1959. 1 child, Janelle Elizabeth Beamer Collins.

father:
Harold Lee Beamer

mother:
Mary Overton (Smith) Beamer

spouse:
Bobbie Joan Fanning

child:
Janelle Elizabeth Beamer Collins Beamer