Gibson, Charles Brockway

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Charles Brockway Gibson Soundex Code G125

Charles Brockway Gibson, Chemist;

born in: Massena, New York on Sunday, August 6, 1854;

son of: Otis Gibson and Chloe Gibson, nee: Chloe Brockway

education: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), University of Illinois, 1877;

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), College of Physicians and Surgeons, Chicago, 1885;

Student of University of Berlin, 1891-3,

Royal Mining Academy of Berlin, 1891-3;

married: Eva Katherine Gibson, nee: Eva Katherine Clapp, Monday, June 29, 1891.

With G.A. Mariner and C.G. Wheeler, chemists, 1879-82;

professor of chemistry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1882-90;

professor of chemistry and metallurgy, Chicago College of Dental Surgery, 1888-96;

1 year each at Hahnemann Medical College and Northwestern Dental College;

in practice since 1879 as assayer, chemist, metallurgist, and mining engineer;

has done much expert and legal work.

Member: American Chemical Society, Deutsche Chemische Gesellschaft Zu Berlin.

Served 3 yrs. in Vermont militia and 7 yrs. in Illinois National Guard, rank of Captain.

Writes and talks on national preparedness and universal military training.

32nd Degree Mason.

Home: 1505 W. Morse Avenue, Rogers Park

Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1917.