Issue Date: May 6, 2013
Joseph A. Dixon
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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