Lawrence O. Brockway

Fellow: Awarded 1937

Field of Study: Chemistry

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 09-23-1907

Died: 11-17-1979

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

BROCKWAY, LAWRENCE OLIN:  Appointed for the determination of the molecular structures of certain heavy metal carbonyls and a general consideration of the relations between molecular structures and chemical properties; tenure, twelve months from September 11, 1937.

Born September 23, 1907, at Topeka, Kansas. Education:  University of Nebraska, B.S., 1929, M.S., 1930; California Institute of Technology, Ph.D., 1933.

Research Fellow in Chemistry, 1933–35, Senior Research Fellow, 1935—, California Institute of Technology.

Publications:  Articles in Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Chemical Physics, Reviews of Modern Physics.