George M. Kramer, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

Dr. Kramer has been endorsed by Marquis Who’s Who as a leader in the fields of chemistry and chess

SOMERSET, NJ, September 9, 2019, Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present George M. Kramer, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Kramer celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Kramer is a senior research associate with Exxon Research and Engineering Company in Annandale, New Jersey. During his career, he acquired 20 U.S. patents in his field and has authored or coauthored more than 50 articles in scholarly publications, such as the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Two of his publications were titled “Mechanism of Acid Catalyzed Reactions” and “Synthesis of Volatile Uranyl Compounds.”

An alumnus of Queen’s College, City University of New York, Dr. Kramer received a Bachelor of Science in 1951. He then attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he acquired both a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in 1955 and 1957, respectively. He notably served in the U.S. Army between 1952 and 1954.

A well-known chess player who began playing the game as a child, by the time Dr. Kramer had reached high school he had begun participating in and winning local chess competitions, including the New York State Chess Championship in 1945 at the age of 16. One year later, he debuted at the U.S Chess Championship, ranking in ninth place. After winning some local titles, he then won the U.S. Speed Championship in Detroit in 1950. As a result, he was asked to be on the U.S. Olympic team in Dubrovnik in 1950 and won the Chess Olympiad individual bronze medal. Dr. Kramer since also won three New Jersey State Chess Championships in 1964, 1967 and 1969 and the Manhattan Chess Club Championship. He has participated in the U.S. National Championships and the United States Open.

Mr. Kramer is a member of the American Chemical Society, the United States Chess Federation, Sigma Xi and B’nai B’rith. A celebrated Marquis listee, he has been featured in the 44th and 45th editions of Who’s Who in America.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who’s Who community, Dr. Kramer has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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