Leland L. Burger | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 95 Issue 5 | p. 36 | Obituaries
Issue Date: January 30, 2017

Leland L. Burger

Department: ACS News
Keywords: obituaries, ACS News
Leland Burger
Credit: Courtesy of the Burger family
A photo of Leland Burger.
Leland Burger
Credit: Courtesy of the Burger family

Leland L. Burger, 98, died on Oct. 7, 2016, in Bellevue, Wash.

“Lee was a very personable gentleman. He was an excellent researcher in inorganic and nuclear chemistry. Lee was always interested in the education of young people and taught night classes in chemistry at the Washington State University Tri-Cities campus. He consistently worked to make the ACS Richland Section successful in its endeavors.”—Richard Hermens, friend

Most recent title: project manager, Battelle

Education: B.A., chemistry, University of Wyoming, 1939; Ph.D., inorganic chemistry, University of Washington, 1948

Survivors: daughter, Virginia Burger Tracy; and son, James


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