The early years (1897–1912) Karl Taylor Compton was born in Wooster, Ohio, the eldest of three brothers (including Arthur Compton and Wilson Martindale Compton) and one sister, Mary.His father, Elias Compton, was from an old American Presbyterian family, and his mother, Otelia Augspurger Compton, was from an Alsatian and Hessian Mennonite family that had recently immigrated to the United States.

Karl Taylor Compton was born in Wooster, Ohio, the eldest of three brothers (including Arthur Compton and Wilson Martindale Compton) and one sister, Mary.

The early years (1897–1912) Karl Taylor Compton was born in Wooster, Ohio, the eldest of three brothers (including Arthur Compton and Wilson Martindale Compton) and one sister, Mary.His father, Elias Compton, was from an old American Presbyterian family, and his mother, Otelia Augspurger Compton, was from an Alsatian and Hessian Mennonite family that had recently immigrated to the United States. The Karl Taylor Compton Lecture Series, which dates to 1957, is among MIT's highest-profile lecture events. The Karl Taylor Compton Lecture Series, which dates to 1957, is MIT's most prominent lecture event. It is named after MIT’s 10th president, who served from 1930 to 1948. Media in category "Karl Taylor Compton" The following 4 files are in this category, out of 4 total. We welcome any additional information. The Compton Prizes are given in memory of Dr. Karl Taylor Compton, MIT's president from 1930 to 1949, and chairman of the MIT Corporation from 1949 to 1954. Neil Gaikwad, a doctoral student in the Space Enabled research group, has received the 2019 Karl Taylor Compton Prize, the highest awards presented by MIT to students and student organizations.. According to our current on-line database, Karl Compton has 4 students and 502 descendants. If you have additional information or corrections regarding this mathematician, please use the update form.To submit students of this mathematician, please use the new data form, noting this mathematician's MGP ID of 147836 for the advisor ID.

Karl Taylor Compton (14. syyskuuta 1887 Wooster, Ohio, Yhdysvallat – 22. heinäkuuta 1954 New York, New York, Yhdysvallat) oli yhdysvaltalainen fyysikko ja Massachusetts Institute of Technologyn rehtori 1930–1948. Compton also served as chairman of the MIT Corporation from 1948 to 1954. Toisen maailmansodan aikana hän oli merkittävä tiedevaikuttaja, ja hän oli mukana muun muassa tutkan ja atomipommin kehittämisessä. It is named after the Institute’s 10th president, who held office from 1930 to 1948.