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Collie, John Norman (1859–1942), organic chemist and mountaineer

F. G. Donnan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Medicinal Chemistry. 872 words.

Collie, John Norman (1859–1942), organic chemist and mountaineer, was born at Ferns Cottage, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, on 10 September 1859, the second son of John Collie, a businessman, and...

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Finch, George Ingle (1888–1970), chemist and mountaineer

Peter Osborne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Medicinal Chemistry. 1151 words.

Finch, George Ingle (1888–1970), chemist and mountaineer, was born on 4 August 1888, near Orange, New South Wales, the eldest son of Charles Edward Finch, farmer and land court judge, and...

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Fox, Samson (1838–1903), mechanical and chemical engineer, and benefactor

W. B. Owen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Technology of Industrial Chemistry; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicinal Chemistry. 797 words.

Fox, Samson (1838–1903), mechanical and chemical engineer, and benefactor, born at Bowling, near Bradford, Yorkshire, on 11 July 1838, was one of three sons of James Fox, a Leeds cloth-mill...

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Godfrey, John [formerly John Godfrey Hanckwitz] (d. 1766?)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Medicinal Chemistry. 13 words.

See Godfrey, Ambrose, the elder [known as Ambrose Godfrey Hanckwitz the elder]

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Griscom, John

Helen M. Rozwadowski.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Science and Mathematics; Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 880 words.

Griscom, John (27 September 1774–26 February 1852), teacher, chemist, and philanthropist, was born in Hancock’s Bridge, New Jersey, the son of William Griscom, a farmer and saddle and...

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Kellas, Alexander Mitchell (1868–1921), chemist and mountaineer

Doug Scott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Medicinal Chemistry. 1007 words.

Kellas, Alexander Mitchell (1868–1921), chemist and mountaineer, was born on 21 June 1868 at 28 Regent Quay, Aberdeen, the son of James Fowler Kellas, secretary to the local marine board,...

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Loeb, Morris

Martin D. Saltzman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicinal Chemistry. 1158 words.

Loeb, Morris (23 May 1863–08 October 1912), chemist and philanthropist, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Solomon Loeb, a financier, and Betty Gallenberg. As the son of one of the...

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Mansfield, Charles Blachford (1819–1855), chemist and traveller

W. H. Brock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1567 words.

Mansfield, Charles Blachford (1819–1855), chemist and traveller, was born on 8 May 1819 at Rowner, near Gosport, Hampshire, the son of John Mansfield, rector at Rowner, and Winifred, eldest...

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Morehead, John Motley

Herbert T. Pratt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Medicinal Chemistry. 1178 words.

Morehead, John Motley (03 November 1870–07 January 1965), electrochemist, diplomat, and philanthropist, was born in Spray (now Eden), North Carolina, the son of James Turner Morehead, a...

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Smith, Herchel (1925–2001), chemist and philanthropist

Laurie Hall, Gordon Hughes and John J. Lombard jr.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicinal Chemistry. 1101 words.

Smith, Herchel (1925–2001), chemist and philanthropist, was born on 6 May 1925 at 110 Union Street, Plymouth, the son of Nathaniel Smith, bookmaker, and his wife, Florrie, née Hafercorn....

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