HARRY S. EDWARDS ’41

HARRY S. EDWARDS, a retired chemist and computer scientist, died July 11, 2013. He was 94. A member of Beta Theta Pi, he received his degree with honors and with distinction in chemistry. He was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and to Sigma Xi. In 1943 he received a master’s from Wesleyan and in 1950 he received a PhD in physical chemistry from Northwestern University. His career focused on nuclear technology, including his employment at General Electric, where he worked on a project to develop a nuclear-powered aircraft. He then worked at Argonne National Laboratory from 1968 until his retirement in 1984. Predeceased by his brother, Austin M. Edwards ’37, he is survived by a niece and nephew, as well as their children and grandchildren.