Edward Wister Naegele Jr. | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 94 Issue 20 | p. 44 | Obituaries
Issue Date: May 16, 2016

Edward Wister Naegele Jr.

Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS, obituaries

Naegele, 91, died on March 2, 2015, in Grove City, Pa.

“Naegele graduated from Germantown High School, Philadelphia, and enlisted in the Army in 1942. Early in his career, Naegele was employed as a chemist and, later, as a basic research supervisor by Acheson Dispersed Pigments Co. He became a professor of chemistry at Grove City College in 1958. Naegele served as the chair of the department of chemistry from 1961 until he retired from teaching in 1990. He was a well-respected teacher and colleague and will be remembered fondly by his students and coworkers.”—Charles Kriley, former student

Most recent title: professor of chemistry, Grove City College

Education: B.A., chemistry, Temple University, 1946; M.A., organic chemistry, Temple University, 1948; Ph.D., organic chemistry, Temple University, 1955

Survivors: wife, Sara


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