Hill, Henry Aaron, 1915-1979

Hide Profile

Chemist.

From the description of Henry Aaron Hill papers, 1867-1979 (bulk 1933-1979). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982069

Biographical Note

  • 1915, May 30: Born, St. Joseph, Mo.
  • 1931 - 1932 : Attended Lewis Institute, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1936: B.S., Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, N.C.
  • 1938 - 1939 : Attended University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1942: Ph.D., organic chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass
  • 1942: Research chemist in charge of organic research, Atlantic Research Associates, Newtonville, Mass.
  • 1943: Married Adelaide Cromwell (divorced) Named director of research, Atlantic Research Associates, Newtonville, Mass.
  • 1945: Named vice president in charge of research, National Atlantic Research Corp., Newtonville, Mass.
  • 1946 - 1952 : Research supervisor, Dewey and Almy Chemical Co., Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1952 - 1956 : Assistant manager, National Polychemicals, Inc., Wilmington, Mass.
  • 1956 - 1961 : Vice president, National Polychemicals, Inc., Wilmington, Mass.
  • 1961 - 1979 : Founder and president, Riverside Research Laboratory, Haverhill, Mass.
  • 1965 - 1979 : Board of trustees, Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, N.C.
  • 1968: Appointed to National Commission on Product Safety
  • 1970: Appointed to National Motor Vehicle Safety Advisory Council
  • 1971 - 1978 : Board of directors, American Chemical Society
  • 1976 - 1979 : Corporation member, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1976 - 1979 : Board of directors, Rohm and Haas Co., Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1977: President, American Chemical Society
  • 1979, Mar. 17: Died, Haverhill, Mass.

From the guide to the Henry Aaron Hill Papers, 1867-1979, (bulk 1933-1979), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Hill, Henry Aaron, 1915-1979. Henry Aaron Hill papers, 1867-1979 (bulk 1933-1979). Library of Congress
creatorOf Henry Aaron Hill Papers, 1867-1979, (bulk 1933-1979) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn John Archibald Wheeler Papers, 1880-2008, 1880-2008 American Philosophical Society
Role Title Holding Repository
Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts--Haverhill
Subject
Product safety
Foam rubber
Chemistry, Organic
African American chemists
Chemical laboratories--Massachusetts--Haverhill
Inflammable fabrics
Rubber--Additives
Plastics
Chemical industry
Rubber, Artificial
Fluorine
Polymers
Fireproofing of fabrics
Chemical laboratories
Traffic safety
Polyvinyl chloride
Occupation
Chemists
Function

Person

Birth 1915

Death 1979

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6c567x7

Ark ID: w6c567x7

SNAC ID: 33119677