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Kinnicutt, Leonard P.

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Dates:         b. 1854; 1890's; d. 1911

Locations:    Prof. Chemistry, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (late 1890's)

Training:      B.S. MIT, 1875; D.S Harvard 1882

Fields:        water

Publications: "Nephrite and Jadeite," Proc. American Antiquarian Society, Worster MA (1890): 84‑90; Kinnicutt, Winslow and Pratt, Sewage Disposal (New York:  John Wiley & Sons, 1910)

SAB Involvement:  Charter SAB member (present at 1902 meeting)

Archives Files: Science 33:649, April 28, 1911; Nat. Cyc. Am . Biog. 25, 1936; DAB

 

Notes: 

     In Winslow's 40th Anniversary address before the SAB, he mentions that Kinnicutt was a "gracious and aristocratic teacher of sanitary science at Worcester."

     With Eddy, he studied the effect of acid iron wastes of local wire mills upon sewage.  At the 1899 SAB meeting, he presented a paper "On the Changes of Opinion in England in Favor of Bacterial Purification of Sewage," in which he reports the trend to viewing bacterial treatment as the more efficient method.  

 

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