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Hobart H. Willard
The Michigan Alumnus 56

Hobart Hurd Willard, Assistant 
Professor of Chemistry, was born
 June 3, 1881, in Erie, Pennsylvania. 


He received his A.B. degree from
 Michigan in 1903, and his A.M. in
 1905. 1908-1909, he was Carnegie Research Fellow at Harvard, and at the 
close of that year he received his
 Ph.D. from Harvard.

In 1906 he was 
appointed Instructor in Analytical 
Chemistry in the University of Mich
igan, with leave of absence for 1906-
1909. Professor Willard is the joint 
author of the following: "A New 
Electrolyte for the Silver Coulomo
ter," in Transactions of the American
 Electro-chemical Society for 1906; 
"Further Investigations Concerning 
the Atomic Weights of Silver, Lith
ium and Chlorine," Publication No.
125 of the Carnegie Institution. He is
 also author of the appendix to Prescott and Johnson's "Qualitative Anal
ysis."