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Alfred Holmes White

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Citizenship  American
Died  August 25, 1953
Role  Chemical engineer

Name  Alfred White
Spouse(s)  Rebecca Mason Downey
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Born  April 28, 1873Peoria, Illinois
Parent(s)  Samuel Holmes White and Jennie McLaren
Employer  University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, University of Michigan
Books  Technical gas and fuel analy, Engineering materials, Zeolite Water Treatmen

Engineering discipline  Chemical Engineering

Alfred Holmes White (April 28, 1873 – August 25, 1953) was a chemical engineer at the University of Michigan.

Biography

He was born in Peoria, Illinois to Samuel Holmes White and Jennie McLaren. He married Rebecca Mason Downey on July 28, 1903, and had two children.

He led the university's chemical engineering department to great heights of prestige, for over 40 years, beginning with its founding in 1898. His earliest academic job was at the University of Illinois, from 1893 to 1896, after which he joined the University of Michigan the next year, and rose to become a full professor by 1911. He was later made an emeritus professor.

His published works include The Disintegration of Cement Floors and Sidewalks and Studies in the Manufacture of Coal Gas, both in 1909.

References

Alfred Holmes White Wikipedia


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