Notable Women in the Physical Sciences: A Biographical Dictionary

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JOANN EISBERG


RUTH MARY ROAN BENERITO (1916- ) Physical Chemist
Birth January 12, 1916
1935 B.S., Sophie Newcomb College
1938 M.S., Tulane University
1940-43 Instructor, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg,
VA
1943-47 Instructor (then Assistant Professor), Newcomb College,
New Orleans, LA
1947-53 Assistant Professor, Tulane University
1948 Ph.D., University of Chicago
1950 Married Frank Henshaw Benerito on August 22
1953-58 Physical Chemist, Fat Emulsion Program, Southern
Regional Lab, USDA, New Orleans
1958-60 Supervisory Physical Chemist, Head Organo- Phys.
Investigations, Cotton Chemical Reactions Lab, Southern
Regional Lab, USDA, New Orleans
1961-86 Supervisory Physical Chemist; Head Physical Chemistry
Investigations, Natural Polymers Lab, Southern Regional
Lab, USDA, New Orleans

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