Niskayuna in Schenectady County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Edith M. Boldebuck
a leading GE patent holder,
played a key role in the
developments of plastics and
Erected by George E. Pataki, Governor.
Location. 42° 49.566′ N, 73° 52.705′ W. Marker is in Niskayuna, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on River Road, on the right. Marker is in front of GE Global Research on the traffic circle. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Research Circle, Schenectady NY 12309, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Historic Rexford Aqueduct (approx. 1.7 miles away); Vischer House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Aqueduct, 1842 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Tavern c. 1820 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rexford Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); Shepherd House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Rexford House (approx. 2.1 miles away); 1418 Union (approx. 2.2 miles away).
Regarding Edith M. Boldebuck. Edith Boldebuck received her Ph.D in 1944 from the University of Chicago. She was
Also see . . . General Electric Women in Science - 1954 (YouTube, 3.5 min.). General Electric promotional film from 1954 highlighting research accomplishments from female scientists at the GE Research Laboratory (now GE Global Research). Scientists profiled include Dr. Katharine Blodgett and Dr. Edith M. Boldebuck. GE spokesperson and noted sportscaster Red Barber introduces and narrates the segment. (Submitted on September 8, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 7, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. 2. submitted on September 7, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.