Dr. Wilbert Hutton

  • Professor Emeritus

Dr. Bill (Wilbert) Hutton July 30, 1927-April 5, 2013

Dr. Bill (Wilbert) Hutton, Ph.D., loving husband of Marilyn for 59 years, great father to Mary (Larry Eyer) and Robert (Jo Mitchell), proud grandfather of Kelsey and Kevin Eyer, Elizabeth, Roberta and Virginia Hutton.

Born and raised in Denver, (Eagle Scout, West High, Class of '45) he returned at retirement as professor emeritus from Iowa State University in 1990. First in his family to graduate high school, he became an inspiring teacher and mentor, with a true love of chemistry. Bachelor's degree from University of Denver, Ph.D. from Michigan State. Served in Army Medical Corps, Frankurt, Germany 1954-56. Taught at Bowling Green State University, University of Illinois Urbana and ISU. Also was guest professor in India with NSF/USAID two years. Active in American Chemical Society  until his death. Many awards and recognitions, local and national, including Catalyst Award for Excellence in Chemistry Teaching from Chemical Manufacuter's Association.