William Hultz Walker

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Birthday
7, 1869
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Jul 9, 1934 (65)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
7, 1869
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Jul 9, 1934 (65)

About

Chemist who was the chair of industrial chemistry at MIT. He helped write the first American textbook of chemical engineering, Principles of Chemical Engineering, which was published in 1924 and was the standard textbook for chemical engineering for decades after.

Before Fame

He graduated from Penn State in 1890.

Trivia

The New York Section of the American Chemical Society gave him its Nichols medal in 1908.

Family Life

His mother was Anna Blair Walker.

Associated With

He was a chemist similar to Madame Curie.