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Stewart Emerson Hazlet

educator , organic chemist

Stewart Emerson Hazlet, American organic chemist, educator.


Hazlet, Stewart Emerson was born on February 4, 1910 in Freeport, Illinois, United States. Son of Luther A. and Veretta M. (Voorhees) Hazlet.


Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Dubuque, 1931. Master of Sciences, University Iowa, 1933, Doctor of Philosophy., 1935.


Instructor mathematics U. Dubuque, summer 1931. Graduate assistant chemical, U. Iowa, 1931-1935. Instructor chemistry, George Washington University, 1935-1936.

Instructor organic chemistry University of Illinois, summer 1936. Instructor chemistry Washington State University, 1936-1941, assistant professor, 1941-1945, associate professor, 1945-1947, professor of chemistry, dean graduate school, 1947-1960, professor organic chemistry, 1960-1974. Visiting associate chemistry California Institute Technology, 1960-1961.

Visiting scholar University of California at Los Angeles, 1960-1961. Guest Massachusetts Institute Technology, summer 1961. Board of directors Washington Division American Cancer Society, 1948-1971, vice president, 1958, member Executive Committee, 1961-1970, chairman public education committee, 1961-1968.


  • Contributor articles in science and chemical journals Specializes in organic chemical with special reference to aromatic compounds.


Fellow Iowa Academy Science, American Institute Chemists, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Chemical Society (past chairman and councilor, Washington-Idaho border section), N.W. Science Association (past chairman mathematics-physics-chemical section), New York Academy Science, International Platform Association, Sigma Xi, Alpha Chi Sigma, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Pi Kappa Delta.


Married Ann Louise Crow, December 26, 1936 (deceased). Children: Ruth (Mistress William Kirk), Stewart (deceased), William.

Luther A. Hazlet

Veretta M. (Voorhees) Hazlet

Ann Louise Crow

Ruth Hazlet (Mistress William Kirk)

Stewart Hazlet (deceased)

William Hazlet