Norman W. Eisenstein (1917-2012) | University of Illinois Archives
Name: Norman W. Eisenstein (1917-2012)
Historical Note: Norman W. Eisenstein was born January 19, 1917, and attended the University of Illinois between 1935 and 1938. He majored in chemistry and played B-flat clarinet in the University's concert band. He was also a member of the Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi. After graduation, he worked in dairy science, likely at the Drexel Ice Cream Company, and was a member of the American Dairy Science Association which granted him a life membership in 1984. He was married to Shirley Sidransky for 71 years, and passed away on March 13, 2012 at the age of 95.