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Herbert D. Warren

Feb. 27, 2006

Herbert D. Warren, associate professor emeritus of chemistry at Western Michigan University, died Feb. 10 in Kalamazoo. He was 73.

Warren came to WMU in 1963 and retired in 1996. He taught and conducted research in analytical chemistry and the history of chemistry, and was a long-standing member of the American Chemical Society and the History of Science Society.

Before entering academia, Warren spent 1956 to 1958 working as a chemist at the General Electric Co. in Hanford, Wash., and 1954 to 1956 serving as an officer in the Navy. He earned a bachelor's degree from Rice University in 1954, a master's degree from the University of Idaho in 1959 and a doctoral degree from Oregon State University in 1966.

Memorial contributions may be made to the People's Church in Kalamazoo.

Media contact: Cheryl Roland, (269) 387-8400, cheryl.roland@wmich.edu

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