Frank H. Spedding

Frank H. Spedding

Fellow: Awarded 1934

Field of Study: Chemistry

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 10-22-1902

Died: 12-15-1984

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:

SPEDDING, FRANK HAROLD:  Appointed for studies of solids at low temperatures with particular emphasis on their line like absorption spectra, their magnetic susceptibilities, their electrical conductivities and the relations between these, in European laboratories; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1934.

Born October 22, 1902, in Ontario. Education:  University of Michigan, B.S., 1925, M.S., 1926; University of California, Ph.D., 1929.  National Research Fellow, University of California, 1930–32. Langmuir Award in Chemistry, 1933.

Instructor in Chemistry, 1929–30, 1932—, University of California.

Publications:  Articles in Nature, Physical Review, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Chemical Physics.


National Academy of Sciences , 1952