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SHREVE, RANDOLPH NORRIS: 1885-

A native of Saint Louis, Mo., Randolph Norris Shreve was born on March 9, 1885, the son of Thomas Tallifero and Minnie Rhodes McMillin Shreve. He earned the A.B. degree in 1907 from Harvard University and has received honorary degrees from Purdue University and China Academy. He married Nancy B. Vanghan in 1928 and his second wife was Eleanor Bums Mitchell whom he wed in 1935. On June 1, 1968, he married his third wife, Irene M. Strieby. Shreve worked for several industrial firms, 1902-19, and became a consulting chemical engineer in 1919. He taught at Purdue University from 1931 until his retirement in 1961. He was head of the school of chemical and metallurgical engineering at that institution, 1947-51, and has written several technical bulletins.

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