Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameSir Alfred Charles Glyn “Jack” EGERTON FRS
Marriage1912
SpouseRuth CRIPPS
Birth1884
Death1978
MotherTheresa POTTER (1852-1893)
Notes for Sir Alfred Charles Glyn “Jack” EGERTON FRS
From Auden Ghosts site (Stanford)

B 11 October 1886 Glyn, Talsarnau, north Wales

Education between 1900 and 1908 ‎(Age 13)‎ Eton College and University College, London

Education 1908 ‎(Age 21)‎ BA in chemistry - University College, London

Marriage Hon. Ruth Cripps - ‎[View Family ‎(F6631)‎‎]
11 July 1912 ‎(Age 25)‎

Note: no children ‎(but one adopted nephew)‎
Occupation between 1914 and 1918 ‎(Age 27)‎ Worked in the Ministry of Munitions designing explosives and munitions factories


Note: dating approximate
Occupation between 1921 and 1936 ‎(Age 34)‎ Reader in thermodynamics at Oxford University

Occupation 1926 ‎(Age 39)‎ Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society

Occupation between 1936 and 1952 ‎(Age 49)‎ Professor of Chemical Technology at the Imperial College of Science, London

Occupation between 1939 and 1945 ‎(Age 52)‎ Member of the war cabinet scientific advisory committee


Note: dating approximate
Occupation 1942 ‎(Age 55)‎ Reorganized the British central scientific office in Washington, DC

Occupation 1943 ‎(Age 56)‎ Knighted

Occupation Chemist - specialist in the problems of combustion; see ODNB


Note: mentioned in Noel Annan, 'The Intellectual Aristocracy', in J. H. Plumb, ed., Studies in Social History: A Tribute to G. M. Trevelyan ‎(London: Longmans, Green, 1955)‎, 257
Death 7 September 1959 ‎(Age 72)‎ Mouans-Sartoux, France
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