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Roland Rusk Mclaughlin

educator

Roland Rusk Mclaughlin, Canadian educator. Fellow Chemical Institute Canada (president 1945-1946), Engineering Institute Canada, Chemical Society (London); member Canadian Institute Chemistry (vice president 1942-1943), Canadian Chemical Association (president 1943-1944), American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Chi.

Background

Mclaughlin, Roland Rusk was born on March 16, 1901 in Toronto, Ontario Canada. Son of John James and Maude (Christie) Mclaughlin.

Education

Bachelor of Applied Science in Chemical Engineering, University Toronto, 1922, M.A.Sc., 1923, Doctor of Philosophy., 1926. Honorary Doctor of Science, Assumption U., Windsor, Ontario, 1961.

Career

1 daughter, Julia. With Canada Dry Ginger Ale, Inc., 1923-1926. Grocer’s Company scholar biochemistry Lister Institute Preventive Medicine, London, England., 1930. Professor chemical engineering U. Toronto, since 1931, department chairman, 1946-1960, dean faculty applied science and engineering, 1954-1966, chairman of planning division, since 1966.

Chairman committee reorganization Canadian Chemical Socs., 1943-1944.

Membership

Fellow Chemical Institute Canada (president 1945-1946), Engineering Institute Canada, Chemical Society (London). Member Canadian Institute Chemistry (vice president 1942-1943), Canadian Chemical Association (president 1943-1944), American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Chi. Clubs: University, York (Toronto).

Toronto Ontario Canada.

Connections

Married Marjorie Jean McLay, September 16, 1925.

father:
John James Mclaughlin

mother:
Maude (Christie) Mclaughlin

spouse:
Marjorie Jean McLay