in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Electromagnetism, Optics, and Acoustics. 1820 words.
Badger, Richard McLean (04 May 1896–26 November 1974), physical chemist and molecular spectroscopist, was born in Elgin, Illinois, the son of Joseph Stillman Badger, a manager for General...