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CLARA A. CALLAHAN
|Birth||March 29, 1927|
|1949||B.Sc., chemistry, Simmons College|
|1950||M.Sc., chemistry, University of Pennsylvania|
|1953||Ph.D., chemistry, University of Pennsylvania|