Welcome, guest! ~ Login ~ Register 

Quick Search:

S9.com / Biographies /

Seitz, Frederick

Born: 1911 AD
Currently alive, at 104 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Administrator, Educators, Physicists


1911 - Born on the 4th of July.

1940 - He published a prominent physics textbook, The Modern Theory of Solids.

1949 - He served as a professor of physics at the University of Illinois.

1962 - He served as the president of the National Academy of Sciences.

1968 - He was president of Rockefeller University.

1979 - His retirement from Rockefeller University, Seitz began working as a paid permanent consultant for the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, advising their research program.

1989 - The CEO of R.J. Reynolds, William Hobbs, concluded that "Dr. Seitz is quite elderly and not sufficiently rational to offer advice.

1994 - Seitz authored a report published by the George C. Marshall Institute, of which he was a founder and chairman of the board, entitled "Global warming and ozone hole controversies.

1995 - Seitz signed the Leipzig Declaration.


Page last updated: 5:16am, 10th Jul '07