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Walter S. Guthmann

educator , chemist

Walter S. Guthmann, American educator, chemist.

Background

Guthmann, Walter S. was born on April 3, 1907 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William B. and Ida (Seligmann) Guthmann.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Yale, 1928, Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1932.

Career

Co-founder Edwal laboratories, Chicago, 1933, vice president, 1933-1941, president, 1947-1953. President Ringwood Chemical Company, 1953-1958, Morton Chemical Company, 1958-1961. Member of faculty Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1961-1974, professor of chemistry, 1965-1974, department chairman, 1966-1973, trustee, 1972-1974.

Faculty University of North Carolina, 1974-1976. Cons. in field, 1935-1976. Director Ventron Corporation.

Works

  • Contributor articles to journals Research in organo-metallic reactions.

Membership

Member of faculty Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1961-1974, professor of chemistry, 1965-1974, department chairman, 1966-1973, trustee, 1972-1974. Member Board Education district 111, Highland Park, Illinois, 1953-1959. Served to major, C.W.S., Army of the United States, 1941-1945.

Member American Chemical Society (chairman Chicago section since 1972, nat. councilor since 1965), Manufacturing Chemists Association (chairman education activities committee 1963-1965), Society Chemical Industry, Sigma Xi. Clubs: Chemists (Chicago.

Connections

Married Edith Greenbaum, October 16, 1940. Children: Babette (Mistress.

father:
William B. Guthmann

mother:
Ida (Seligmann) Guthmann

spouse:
Edith Greenbaum

child:
Babette (Mrs Guthmann