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Obituary: William (Bill) G. Town

by Linda Wang
May 29, 2020 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 98, ISSUE 21

 

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Credit: Courtesy of Wendy A. Warr
William G. Town

William (Bill) G. Town, 76, died on June 24, 2019, in London.

“Bill was a cofounder of Hampden Data Services, which developed CAS’s STN Express software. Later he worked for Derwent Information and was managing director at ChemWeb. He regularly attended ACS national meetings and was actively involved with the Division of Chemical Information (CINF). He was a member of the publications committee, and chaired the awards committee and the nominating committee. He chaired CINF in 2000 and was later elected alternate councilor. He won the 2008 CINF Meritorious Service Award.”—Wendy A. Warr, friend and colleague

Most recent title: President, Kilmorie Clarke

Education: BSc, chemistry, University of Birmingham, 1964; PhD, chemistry, University of Lancaster, 1967

Survivors: Wife, Maggie; daughters, Amy and Helen; son, Matthew; and five grandchildren

To recognize your late loved one or colleague, submit obituary information at cenm.ag/obits.

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