Bennett House

Friley Hall

Floor Plans

Rooms 5552-5560
Rooms 5561-5569
Rooms 5571-5578
Rooms 5580-5584

House Details

Floor #: 5
Gender: Male
Capacity: 43
Room #s: 5552-5584
A/C: Yes
Bed Type: Unlofted, metal frame
Floor Type: Tile
Room Types: Single, Double, Triple
Room Size:
Window Size: Sm. 22.5" x 52", Lg. 45.5" x 52", XLg. 70" x 52"
Ceiling Height: Between 8'2" and 8'8", with a downward slant toward the external wall.

House History

BENNETT, Alfred (1859-1922) was a graduate of the University of Michigan and came to Iowa State from Chicago University in 1885 and served as head of chemistry from 1885 to 1913. He was a member of the first "committee on post-graduate studies" in 1899. He contributed many scientific papers and wrote one of the first textbooks on general chemistry. He was honored at the convocation which marked the establishment of the "Twenty-five Year Club".