Joseph A. Dixon | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 91 Issue 18 | p. 47 | Obituaries
Issue Date: May 6, 2013

Joseph A. Dixon

Department: ACS News
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Joseph A. Dixon, 93, a professor emeritus of chemistry at Pennsylvania State University and former ACS Board chair, died on Feb. 7.

Born in Philadelphia, Dixon received a B.S. in chemistry in 1942, an M.S. in chemistry in 1945, and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry in 1947, all from Penn State. He remained at his alma mater as an instructor until 1951.

After brief stints as a project leader at California Research Corp. in Richmond, . . .

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