Flory, Paul J.

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1910-06-19
Death 1985-09-09
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Biographical Note

  • 1910 June 19: Born, Sterling, Illinois
  • 1931: Bachelor's degree, Manchester College
  • 1934: Ph.D in Chemistry, Ohio State University
  • 1936: Married Emily Catherine Tabor
  • 1937 - 1939 : Employed at Basic Science Research Laboratory of the University of Cincinnati
  • 1940 - 1943 : Employed at Esso Laboratories of the Standard Oil Development Company (later known as Exxon)
  • 1943 - 1948 : Employed at the Research Laboratory of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
  • 1948: Accepted professorship, Cornell University
  • 1961 - 1975 : Professor of Chemistry, Stanford University
  • 1974: Nobel Laureate (Chemistry)
  • 1975: Awarded National Medal of Science
  • 1978: Withdrew from a symposium at Tashkent in response to persecution of Soviet scientists
  • 1980: Delegate, Hamburg Scientific Forum, Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE)
  • 1982: Panelist, Madrid CSCE
  • 1984: Served as spokesman for a group of scholars offering themselves as personal witnesses with the hope of securing medical treatment for Elena Bonner
  • 1985: Co-authored public letter to the editor of Science concerning National Academy of Science (NAS) scientific exchange protocol
  • 1985: Died

Sources: Nobelprize.org

http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1974/flory-autobio.html

From the guide to the Paul J. Flory Papers, 1975-1986, 1975-1986, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Loading...

Loading Relationships

Information

Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v73cfh
Ark ID:
w6v73cfh
SNAC ID:
22193485

Subjects:

  • Dissenters--Soviet Union
  • Civil rights
  • Civil rights--Soviet Union
  • American chemist
  • Scientists--Soviet Union

Occupations:

not available for this record

Places:

not available for this record