Title and Description Page
Childhood, Early and College Education 1
High school in Lowes, Kentucky. B.S. in chemistry and physics from Murray State University.
Early Career 4
Teaching position at Mayfield High School. Position teaching physics in Army pre-flight school at Oklahoma A&M.
Early Work for Phillips Petroleum Company 6
Work on Fischer-Tropsch project. Work on Nickel oxide catalyst project.
Polypropylene Discovery and Patent 14
Discovery process. Patents and papers on polymerization.
Later work for Phillips Petroleum Company 26
Perkin Medal award. Copolymerization of polyethylene. Views of intuition and theory in research process. Comments on atmosphere at Phillips.