Frank A. Waterman, emeritus professor of physics at Smith College, died in Northampton, Mass., on November 16. His age was 93. Born in Oswego, N.Y., Dr. Waterman received his PhD from Princeton University in 1896. He taught at Purdue University and at Princeton before being named a professor of physics at Smith College in 1897, a position he held until his retirement in 1933. In addition to teaching, he designed apparatus for use in elementary physics laboratories and for many years he served as chief examiner and chief reader on the college entrance examination board. A fellow of the American Physical Society, Dr. Waterman was the father of National Science Foundation Director Alan T. Waterman.

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