Tizard, Henry Thomas, 1885-1959

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1885-08-23
Death 1959-10-09
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Chemist. Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers, 1891-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84185714

Born, 1885; educated at Westminster School; Magdalen College Oxford; Lecturer in Natural Science, Oriel College Oxford, 1911-1921; joined Royal Garrison Artillery, 1914, Royal Field Artillery, 1915; Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Controller, Experiments and Research, Royal Air Force, 1918-1919; Fellow of the Royal Society, 1926; Permanent Secretary, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1927-1929; Rector, Imperial College, 1929-1942; Chairman, Aeronautical Research Committee, 1933-1943; Development Commissioner, 1934-1945; Trustee, British Museum, 1937-1959; Knighted, 1937; Member, Council of Minister of Aircraft Production; Member, Air Council, 1941-1943; President of Magdalen College, Oxford, 1942-1946; Royal Society of Arts Albert Gold medal, 1944; Chairman, Advisory Council on Scientific Policy and Defence Research Policy Committee, 1946-1952; President, British Association, 1948; died, 1959. Publications: include: Theoretical Chemistry from the standpoint of Avogadro's rule & Thermodynamics Walther Nernst, revised in accordance with the sixth German edition by H T Tizard (Macmillan & Co, London, 1911); The Passing World. Science and social progress (Bureau of Current Affairs, London, 1948); A Scientist in and out of the Civil Service (Birkbeck College, London, [1955]).

From the guide to the TIZARD, Sir Henry Thomas (1885-1959), 1938-1942, (Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine)

Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society.

Chemist. Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers and college files, 1929-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78951120

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Subjects:

  • Scientists in government
  • World War, 1939-1945--Science
  • Airplanes--Radar equipment
  • Consultants
  • Universities and colleges--Administration--England
  • Science
  • Radar
  • World War, 1939-1945--War work

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  • Chemists--Biography

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  • Australia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)