Edward Arnett

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AmericanBorn Edward McCollin Arnett

American chemist

Born on September 25, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , United States

Died on May 11, 2022 in Durham County, North Carolina , United States

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Edward McCollin Arnett (September 25, 1922 – May 11, 2022) was an American chemist.

...   Edward McCollin Arnett (September 25, 1922 – May 11, 2022) was an American chemist.


Early life
Born in Philadelphia, to John Hancock Arnett, a physician, and Katherine Williams McCollin, a singer and composer, Arnett was a Quaker and conscientious objector who served in the Civilian Public Service during World War II. Arnett completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania, and in 1949, earned a Ph.D from the same institution.


Academic career
He began teaching at the University of Pittsburgh in 1957. In 1968, Arnett was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. He joined the faculty of Duke University in 1980 and, three years later, was named a member of the National Academy of Sciences. At Duke, Arnett was appointed the R.J. Reynolds Professor of Chemistry, and retired in 1992.


Personal life
Arnett died on May 11, 2022, at the age of 99.


Selected bibliography
Arnett, Edward; Kent, Allen (1973). Computer-based chemical information. New York: M. Dekker. ISBN 9780824760458. OCLC 698516.
A different kind of war story : a conscientious objector in World War II. United States: Xlibris Corp. 2012. ISBN 9781469198026. OCLC 794207019.


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Biography from Wikipedia (see original) under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

 

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