WGC Scientists

Kevin Jones

Names NOT mentioned include:

Dr Ivan Cunneen: A physical chemist who contributed work on rubber oxidation and vulcanization. He and his wife were golfers.

Stan Stokes: Rubber technologist: sought unusual uses for rubber: amateur actor in Garden City productions. Maurice Porter expert in vulcanization chemistry: maintained a huge card index of references.

Alan Thomas: Physicist, lived in Hatfield. Widely regarded; recipient of medals.

Graham Lake: Physicist and cricketer.

Tom Pendle: Expert on latex vulcanization (accelerators may have led to early death); married an Irish/Indian whom he met when lecturing at Southgate College: Tom was a cyclist and worshipped at the Catholic Church in Digswell

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