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Chemist and academician. Kilpatrick chaired IIT's chemistry department from 1947 to 1960, leading the department to national prominence in both undergraduate and graduate instruction and in faculty research. As a scientist, he made his mark in fundamental chemical research. IIT's annual Kilpatrick Lectures honor Kilpatrick and his wife, Mary, who was a chemistry faculty member from 1947 to 1964.
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