Presidents of the 1930s

John N. Howard

Meet the presidents who led OSA through an uncertain decade.


Loyd Ancil Jones received a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Nebraska in 1908 and an M.A. in physics in 1910. His first job was with the National Bureau of Standards (NBS), where he became assistant to Perley Nutting. Later, when C.E.K. Mees, director of the research laboratory at Eastman Kodak, recruited Nutting to become assistant director and head of the physics department at Kodak, Nutting brought Jones with him to Rochester.

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Publish Date: 01 November 2009

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