Authorised form of nameHutchison; Sir; William Kenneth (1903 - 1989)
Dates1903 - 1989
Date of birth30/10/1903
Date of death28/11/1989
CBE 1954; Kt 1962
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election17/03/1966
Age at election62
NCUACS 80/1/99. Papers deposited in Churchill College, Cambridge
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1996 vol 42 pp 205-218, plate, by Sir Denis Rooke
Royal Society codeNA1951
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/1/33/3/3Companion of Honour1965
RR/34/6Referee's report by James Charles Philip, on a paper 'A comparison between unimolecular and bimolecular gaseous reactions. The thermal decomposition of gaseous acetaldehyde' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood and William Kenneth Hutchison1 April 1926
RR/35/117Referee's report by David Leonard Chapman, on a paper 'The relative stability of nitrous oxide and ammonia in electric discharge' by William Kenneth Hutchison and Cyril Norman HinshelwoodSeptember 1927
IM/002329Hutchison, Sir William Kennethnd
RR/34/5Referee's report by Thomas Martin Lowry, on a paper 'A homogeneous unimolecular reaction-the thermal decomposition of acetone in the gaseous state' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood and William Kenneth Hutchison[March 1926]
EC/1966/11Hutchison, Sir William Kenneth: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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