Volume 84 Issue 13 | pp. 57-58 | Obituaries
Issue Date: March 27, 2006


Department: ACS News

Chester M. Alter, 99, University of Denver chancellor emeritus, died on March 6 of natural causes.

Born on a farm in Rush County, Ind., Alter earned a B.S. from Ball State University in 1927, an M.S. degree from the University of Indiana in 1928, and a Ph.D. in chemistry from Harvard University in 1936. While a graduate student at the University of Indiana, he pursued research in electrochemistry as one of the earliest investigators of . . .

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