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George M. Kramer, PhD

Kramer, GeorgeOccupation: U.S. Senior Master Chess Player (Retired)
Born: Brooklyn, New York, May 15, 1929

PhD, Interaction between Helium and Nitrogen, University of Pennsylvania (1957)
MS, Physical Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania (1955)
BS, Chemistry, Queen’s College (1951)

Retired, U.S. Senior Master Chess Player (1994)
Member, United States Olympic Team, Dubrovnik (1950)
Participant, United States National Championships
Participant, United States Open

Career Related:
Senior Research Associate, Research Chemist, Exxon, Research and Engineering Company (now Mobil), Annendale, NJ (1957-1994)

With, U.S. Army (1952-1954)

Creative Works:
Author, “Mechanism of Acid Catalyzed Reactions”; Author, “Synthesis of Volatile Uranyl Compounds”; Recipient, Twenty United States Patents; Contributing Author, More than 56 Articles to Scholarly Journals

Honoree, Winner, United States Speed (1950); Honoree, Winner, Chess Championships, New York State Tournament, (1945); Honoree, Two-time Winner, Chess Championship, New Jersey; Honoree, Winner, Manhattan Chess Club Championship; Having 22 U.S. Patents with Exxon

Fellow, National Science Foundation; Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award; Honoree, Marquis Who’s Who Top Professional

Member, American Chemical Society; Member, United States Chess Federation; Member, Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society; Member, B’nai B’rith International

Playing Chess and other games on the computer

Son of Daniel Kramer and Dorothy Kramer
Widowed: Vivian Kaplan (2/11/1951-11/26/2014) (Deceased)
Children: Steven P. Kramer, PhD; Tina J. Garyantes
Five Grandchildren

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 1989-1990, 45th Edition (pub. 1988)
Who’s Who in America – 1987-1988, 44th Edition (pub. 1986)

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