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Robert H. Anderson

May 9, 2002

Robert H. Anderson, emeritus in chemistry, died March 6 in Kalamazoo. He was 77.

Anderson retired in 1989 after 32 years at the University. Prior to coming to WMU, he was an assistant research specialist at Rutgers University for two years.

He was active in the American Chemical Society throughout his career, serving as chairperson and treasurer of the Kalamazoo section. He also was active in the Michigan Academy and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

A native of Kansas, Anderson earned his bachelor's degree from Baker University and his master's and doctoral degrees from Columbia University.


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