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Thymen Jan De Boer

educator

Thymen Jan De Boer, Dutch educator. Recipient Study prize Shell Oil Corporation, 1948; Holleman prize Royal Academy Amsterdam, 1974; Ramsay Memorial fellow, London, 1952; knight Order of the Dutch Lion. Member Netherlands Academy Arts and Sciences (board directors since 1984, chairman science division since 1987).

Background

Boer, Thymen Jan De was born on February 24, 1924 in Grootegast, Netherlands. Son of Bouwe and Antje (van der Weg) De Boer.

Education

Graduate University College London, 1949, King's College, London, 1952.

Career

Officer University Groningen, 1953-1954. Officer University Amsterdam, 1954-1957, senior lecturer organic chemistry, 1957-1960, professor, since 1960. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Netherlands Academy Arts and Sciences (board directors since 1984, chairman science division since 1987).

Connections

Married Eva M.M. Rink, April 17, 1954. Children– Judith E., Claire A. Ph.

father:
Bouwe van

mother:
Antje (van

spouse:
Eva M.M. Rink

children:
Judith E. Boer

Claire A. Ph Boer