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William Hultz Walker

William Hultz Walker Biography

Scientist


ABOUT
Chemist who was the chair of industrial chemistry at MIT. He helped write the first American textbook of chemical engineering, Principles of Chemical Engineering, which was published in 1924 and was the standard textbook for chemical engineering for decades after.
BEFORE FAME
He graduated from Penn State in 1890.

FAMILY LIFE
His mother was Anna Blair Walker.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He was a chemist similar to Madame Curie.
TRIVIA
The New York Section of the American Chemical Society gave him its Nichols medal in 1908.

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