Roy J. Plunkett bio

Birth Name: Roy J. Plunkett

Occupation: Chemist

Place Of Birth: OH

Date Of Birth: June26, 1910

Date Of Death: May 12, 1994

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Roy J. Plunkett was born on the 26th of June, 1910. He was popular for being a Chemist. Chemist who accidentally discovered of one of the most popular materials ever used: Teflon, in 1938. For his revolutionary work he was inducted into both the Plastics Hall of Fame and the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Roy J. Plunkett was born in OH. An early interested in chemistry led him to a Ph.D. from Ohio State University, after which he joined DuPont to work in newer versions off their Freon refrigerant. Working with the refrigerant gas tetrafluoroethylene (TFE), he and his colleague discovered one canister where the gas solidified, and its chemical properties made it useful for a range of applications.

Roy J. Plunkett was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Roy J. Plunkett was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Roy J. Plunkett is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Roy J. Plunkett was born in the Year of the Dog.

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REAL NAME:Roy J. Plunkett
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Zodiac Sign: Roy J. Plunkett was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Roy J. Plunkett was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Roy J. Plunkett had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Roy J. Plunkett’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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