Almy Descendant No. 1407-1C74-3

433. ERNEST GRINNELL9 ALMY (Billings Grinnell8, Horace Manchester7, John Edwin6, Sanford5, John4, Job3-2, William1),b. Ewing, NE, 24 Sep 1906; d. Wilmington, DE, 25 Oct 1987.

He m. Lincoln, NE, 6 Sep 1930, RUTH SIMMONS BOBBITT, b. Lincoln, 10 Jul 1906; dau of Charles Everett and Ruby (Simmons) Bobbitt.


579iDONALD GRINNELL10, b. Ann Arbor, MI, 11 Mar 1932; m. Syracuse, NY, 30 May 1953, LOUISE SAXE, b. New York, NY, 4 Mar 1932, dau of Louis and Blossom (Graubard) Saxe.
iiALLISON RUTH, b. Pottsville, PA, 22 Nov 1934; d. Simsbury, CT, 2 Mar 1988; m. Wilmington, DE, 13 Oct 1956, ROBERT JAMES KENWORTHY, b. Monticello, NY, 11 Jun 1932. Children: 1. Holly Ann Kenworthy, b. Hartford, CT, 26 Dec 1960. 2. Steven James Kenworthy, b. Washington, DC, 6 Sep 1966. 3. Pamela Kenworthy, b. Washington, 8 May 1968.

Ernest Grinnell Almy, Ph.D., was a patent agent for Atlas Chemical Industries, Inc. He joined Atlas Chemical Industries Inc., later ICI Americas Inc., in 1934 in the chemical laboratory at Tamaqua, PA. He moved to Wilmington in 1944 when the plant was relocated there. He was a registered patent agent, admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent Office. He held several chemical patents. He was a 50-year-member of the American Chemical Society, and he was honored by the Society in 1985.

Grin was a member of Sigma Xi, a scientific research society, Lambda Chi Alpha, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Alpha Chi Sigma, and the Philadelphia Patent Law Association. He was also a member of the Delaware Society of Mayflower Descendants and the General Society of Mayflower Descendants.

Grin received a bachelor's degree in physical chemistry in 1926 and a master's in physical chemistry from the Universiry of Nebraska, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. In 1932, he received a doctorate in physical chemistry from the University of Michigan, and in 1948 he received a patent agent degree from Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA.