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 James Bryant Conant

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James Bryant Conant

Birth
Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 11 Feb 1978 (aged 84)
Hanover, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 6473486 View Source
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Chemist, educator, diplomat, researcher and teacher in organic chemistry, mainly at Harvard University (1919-33), president of Harvard (1933-53), United States High Commissioner to West Germany (1953-55), and Ambassador to West Germany (1955-57), during the late 1950s and early 1960s made a series of controversial studies on American public school education, recommending wide-ranging reform.


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