Dr. Joseph T. Kummer
1919-1997
Dr. Joseph T. Kummer Member
Retired Senior Scientist , Ford Motor Company
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  • 1986
  • Chemical
  • Electric Power/Energy Systems
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  • 1986
  • Chemical
  • Electric Power/Energy Systems
Memorial Tribute

BY MORDECAI TALBOT

JOSEPH TALBOT KUMMER was born on October 21, 1919, in Catonsville, Maryland, the youngest child of Frederic Arnold Kummer and his wife Marion (nee MacLean). His father came from an established Baltimore family. The father earned ...

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Election Citation
For pioneering the field of ionic conductors, discovering the sodium-sulfur battery, and for seminal work in catalysis and in combustion in fuel cells.