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William Lawrence Faith

chemical engineer.

William Lawrence Faith, American chemical engineer. Member Air Pollution Control Association (director) 1959-1963, president 1961-1962), American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers (director 1954-1956), Sigma Xi, Alpha Chi Sigma, Phi Kappa.

Background

Faith, William Lawrence was born on May 12, 1907 in Hancock, Maryland, United States. Son of Eugene Francis and Bernadette (Murray) Faith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1928. Master of Science, University of Illinois, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1931.

Career

Special research assistant, chemical engineering, Engineering Experimental Station, University of Illinois, 1931-1933. Chemist National Aluminate Corporation, Chicago, 1933. Assistant professor chemical engineering, Kansas State College, Manhattan, Kansas, 1933-1936, professor chemical engineering, 1936-1939, head department chemical engineering, 1939-1942.

Professor chemical engineering, State University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa (on leave), 1942-1944. Consultant Office Production Research and Development, West Palm Beach, Washington, District of Columbia, 1942-1943, assistant director, 1944, deputy director, 1944-1945. Visiting lecturer chemical engineering, Catholic University of America, Washington, District of Columbia, 1944.

Director development engineering, chemical div., Corn Products Refining Company, Argo, Illinois, 1945-1948, director engineering, chemical div., 1948-1954. Chief engineer, deputy director Air Pollution Foundation, Los Angeles, 1954-1957, managing director, 1957-1961. Consultant chemical engineer, San Marino, California, from 1961.

Board trustees American Sanitary Engineering Intersoc.

Works

  • Author: Air Pollution Control, 1959. (with A.A. Atkisson) Air Pollution, 1972. Asso-Author: Industrial Chemicals, 1950.

Membership

Member Air Pollution Control Association (director) 1959-1963, president 1961-1962), American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers (director 1954-1956), Sigma Xi, Alpha Chi Sigma, Phi Kappa. Clubs: Chemists (New York City).

Connections

Married Mildred Eunice Dixon, September 2, 1932. Children: Michael Dixon, Mary Eunice, Roger Lawrence.

father:
Eugene Francis Faith

mother:
Bernadette (Murray) Faith

spouse:
Mildred Eunice Dixon

children:
Michael Dixon Faith

Mary Eunice Faith

Roger Lawrence Faith