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RHODES, FRED HOFFMAN: 1889-

Fred Hoffman Rhodes was born in Rochester, Ind., on June 30, 1889, the son of Eden Ellsworth and Clara Louise Hoffman Rhodes. He received an A.B. degree from Wabash College in 1910 and a Ph.D. degree from Cornell University in 1914. He married Ethel Marion Bundy on Aug. 11, 1915, and they had one daughter, Clara Helen. Rhodes began his career as an assistant in chemistry at Cornell University in 1910. He subsequently taught at the University of Montana and did chemical research for the Barret Company. He rejoined the faculty of Cornell University as professor of industrial chemistry in 1920 where he also served as director of the school of chemical and metallurgical engineering and held the Herbert Fisk Johnson professorship in industrial chemistry.

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