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Neil Hooker Williams
The Michigan Alumnus 65-77

Neil Hooker Williams, '93e, now Assistant Professor of Physics in the 
University, was born October 23, 1871, at Almont, Michigan.

After receiv
ing the degrees of Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1893, and
 Master of Science in 1895, from the University of Michigan, he became 
instructor in Physics and Chemistry in the West Bay City High School. 
 This position he held until 1897, when he became Principal.

In 1898 he
 became teacher of Physics and Chemistry in the Detroit Central High School, 
 where he remained for three years, when he accepted a similar position at 
the Shortridge High School, Indianapolis.

In 1903 he became instructor in
 Physics at the Rose Polytechnic Institute, at Terre Haute, Indiana, becoming
 the next year instructor in Physics at the University of Michigan. This
 position he held until 1908, when he became Assistant Professor of Physics. Professor Williams received his Ph.D. in 1912.