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educator , chemist

Thomas Ivan Taylor, American educator, chemist. Member American Chemical Society (councilor 1950-1954, chairman New York section 1957-1958), American Nuclear Society, American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Applied Spectroscopy, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Gamma Alpha, Sigma Tau.

Background

Taylor, Thomas Ivan was born on September 11, 1909 in Utah, United States. Son of Thomas G. and Harriet Mae (Hill) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Idaho, 1931, Master of Science, 1933. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1938. Doctor of Science, University Idaho, 1972.

Career

Instructor chemistry U. Idaho, 1931-1935. Teaching assistant Columbia, 1935-1938. Instructor chemistry University of Minnesota, 1938-1940, assistant professor, 1940-1942.

Chemist National Bureau Standards, Washington, 1942-1944. Chemist research control group Manhattan District, Washington, Oak Ridge, New York City, 1944-1945. Professor of chemistry U. Iowa, 1945.

Associate professor of chemistry Columbia, 1945-1948, professor, 1949. Chairman, Gordon Conference Physics and Chemistry of Isotopes, 1956. Chairman advising committee chemistry div.

National Bureau Standards, 1961-1964. Chairman advising committee chemistry department Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1965.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with J.L. Maynard) Experiments in General Chemistry, 1944. (with H.H. Barber) Semimicro Qualitative Analysis, 1942. Editorial board Nucleonics, 1948-1949.

      Contributor research reports to science journals.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society (councilor 1950-1954, chairman New York section 1957-1958), American Nuclear Society, American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Applied Spectroscopy, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Gamma Alpha, Sigma Tau.

Connections

Married Frances Rachel Nichols, September 22, 1939. Children: Mary, Arthur.

father:
Thomas G. Taylor

mother:
Harriet Mae (Hill) Taylor

spouse:
Frances Rachel Nichols

children:
Mary Taylor

Arthur Taylor