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Ruth Benerito
Ruth Mary Rogan Benerito is an American chemist and inventor best known for her work in the textile industry, particularly the development of washable and wearable cotton fabrics. She holds 55 patents.
Native nameRuth.Benerito
BornRuth Mary Rogan, January 12, 1916, New Orleans
DiedOctober 05, 2013
FieldsPhysical chemistry of surfaces and colloids
InstitutionsUniversity of Chicago, USDA Southern Regional Research Center, Tulane University, University of New Orleans.
Alma materSophie Newcomb College, Tulane University
Known forWrinkle-free fiber
Notable awardsGarvan Medal, Lemelson-MIT Prize, National Inventors Hall of Fame
SpouseFrank Benerito

About Ruth Benerito

Inventor Ruth Benerito was born on January 12, 1916 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (She dies at the age of 97, on October 5, 2013).

She is noted for patenting several chloride techniques for the production of wash-and-wear cotton-based products. She is well known for inventing wrinkle-free cotton fabric.

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Ruth Benerito before becoming famous

Ruth Benerito was born in the Zodiac sign Capricorn (The Sea-Goat), and 1916 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Dragon (龍).

After earning her bachelor's and master's degrees in chemistry from Tulane University, she received her Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Chicago and began her lengthy career at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Southern Regional Research Center.

Achievement of Ruth Benerito

Her various awards include the Southwest Regional Award from the American Chemical Society in 1972, the Lemelson-MIT Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002, and entry into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2008.

Ruth Benerito's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Ruth Mary Rogan was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and spent her childhood there. She married Frank Benerito in the early 1950s.

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A century and a half after Entrepreneur Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin, Benerito resurrected the steadily diminishing cotton industry by creating a process for the production of wash-and-wear cotton fabrics.

Ruth Benerito Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Ruth Benerito updated on March 16 2023.