”George Alonzo Abbott
Teacher, 505 Hamllne St., Grand
Forks, North Dakota.
B. S.; A. M.. pro merito. 1896 ; Ph. D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1908 ; Phi Beta Kappa. Born, July 7, 1874, in Alma, Marion county, Illinois. Graduate student in chemistry, DePauw University, 1895-96; instructor in chemistry and physics, high school, Evansville, Ind., 1896-99; instructor in chemistry, Central High School, Duluth, Minn., 1899-1900; head of chemistry department, Manual Training High School, Indianapolis, 1904 and 1906-08 ; assistant professor of organic and industrial chemistry, North Dakota Agricultural College and assistant chemist at the North Dakota Experiment Station, in charge of practical paint tests of the Paint Manufacturers’ Association of the United States, 1908; professor of chemistry and head of the chemistry department. University of North Dakota, 1900—; president, Indiana State Science Teachers’ Association, 1899-1900; fellow, Indiana Academy Science; member, American Chemical Society ; Austin fellow and research assistant in physical chemistry, 1904-06; fellow, Indiana Academy Massachusetts Institute of Technology ; official delegate from the state of North Dakota to the eighth International Congress of Applied Chemistry, 1912 ; exchange lecturer to the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. Brother of 1239, 1708 and 1866. Married, June 15, 1910, Miss Ruth Ware, Minneapolis, Minn. Father of Marian W. and Stewart W.”
Source: Alumnal Directory DePauw University, by Martha J. Ridpath, published by the University, Greencastle, Indiana, 1920, page 148