H15-1884. Quist, James D. (1912-1950). Papers, 1935-1950. 1 folder.
Hope College class of 1936 graduate. Upon graduation, Quist was awarded the Almon T. Godfrey Prize in Chemistry for the senior student outstanding in chemistry. In the fall of 1936, he received an appointment as an assistant at the University of Nebraska. He received the M.S. degree in 1938 and his Ph.D. in chemistry from the university in 1940. He held positions as research chemist with the United States Rubber Company in Detroit, Michigan; Ethyl Corporation in Detroit; the Haskelite Manufacturing Corporation in Grand Rapids, Michigan; and F.M. Currian and Associates of Grand Rapids as a consulting chemist. He passed away of lung cancer on February 4, 1950, in Holland, Michigan. The collection contains biographical materials, Emersonian Fraternity materials from when he was a member from 1935-1936. (Q)
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