Robert James Davidson

Robert James Davidson (HMAKO)

Location: Blacksburg, VA 24060 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.6', W 80° 25.489'

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Professor 1891-1915

— Dean, Scientific Department 1903-1913
Dean, Department of Applied Science 1913-1915 —

An American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, Robert James Davidson worked at VPI as a chemist for the experiment station as a chemistry professor before becoming the first dean of the Scientific Department and the Department of Applied Science. During 24 years at VPI, he was also President of the Association of Official Agricultural Chemists and a delegate to the International Congress of Applied Chemists.
Davidson Hall first completed 1928
Marker donated by Class of 1953
Placed ByVPI Class of 1953
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 7:19am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 551025 N 4120172
Decimal Degrees37.22666667, -80.42481667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.6', W 80° 25.489'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 36.00" N, 80° 25' 29.34" W
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Area Code(s)540, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601 Drillfield Dr, Blacksburg VA 24060, US
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