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Walter Bartky

educator

Walter Bartky, American educator. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Mathematical Society, American Astronomical Society, Chicago Astronomical Society, Chaos; Club: Quadrangle.

Background

Bartky, Walter was born on September 21, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Adolph and Louisa (Schaar) Bartky.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Chicago, 1923, Doctor of Philosophy., 1926.

Career

Began as instructor University of Chicago, 1926, assistant professor of astronomy, 1927-1932, associate professor, 1932-1942. Professor applied mathematics. Associate dean, Division of Physical Sciences, 1943-1945, dean, 1945-1955, vice president charge special scientific programs, since 1955.

Consulting mathematician to Western Electric Company, 1926-1930.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Mathematical Society, American Astronomical Society, Chicago Astronomical Society, Chaos. Club: Quadrangle.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Inrig Roberston, of Glasgow, Scotland, January 9, 1932. Children: Walter, Ian Robertson.

father:
Adolph Bartky

mother:
Louisa (Schaar) Bartky

spouse:
Elizabeth Inrig Roberston

children:
Walter Bartky

Ian Robertson Bartky