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date: 15 December 2019

Sherwood, Thomas Kilgorelocked

(25 July 1903–14 January 1976)
  • Terry S. Reynolds

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Sherwood, Thomas Kilgore (25 July 1903–14 January 1976), chemical engineer and educator, was born in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Milton Worthington Sherwood and Sadie D. Tackaberry. His family soon moved to Montreal, Quebec, Canada, where he spent his youth.

After completing his bachelor of science degree at McGill University in 1923, Sherwood began graduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a leading center for chemical engineering education, where he worked with W. H. Adams and ...

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