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Corbyn, Thomas (1711–1791), pharmaceutical chemist

Juanita Burnby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry; Pharmacology. 998 words.

Corbyn, Thomas (1711–1791), pharmaceutical chemist, was born on 13 February 1711 in Worcester, the son of John Corbyn and his wife, Candia, daughter of John and Cecilia Handley of...

Cory, Sir George Edward (1862–1935), chemist and historian

K. D. Watson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Medicinal Chemistry. 727 words.

Cory, Sir George Edward (1862–1935), chemist and historian, was born on 3 June 1862 at 9 Palatine Place, Stoke Newington, London, the son of George Nicholas Cory and his wife, Susannah Emma...

Cox, Sir (Ernest) Gordon (1906–1996), crystallographer and public servant

W. H. Brock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Medicinal Chemistry; Crystallography. 1186 words.

Cox, Sir (Ernest) Gordon (1906–1996), crystallographer and public servant, was born on 24 April 1906 at Pretoria House, Southdown, Twerton, Somerset, the son of Ernest Henry Cox...

Crafts, James Mason

Aaron J. Ihde.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 1020 words.

Crafts, James Mason (04 March 1839–20 June 1917), chemist and professor, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Royal Altemont Crafts, a New England woolen merchant and manufacturer,...

Cruickshank, William (d. 1810/11), military surgeon and chemist

K. D. Watson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 1090 words.

Cruickshank, William (d. 1810/11), military surgeon and chemist, was possibly born in north-east Scotland in the 1740s or 1750s. There is no record of his family, education, or early life,...

Dainton, Frederick Sydney, Baron Dainton (1914–1997), chemist and public servant

Rex Richards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Medicinal Chemistry. 3385 words.

Dainton, Frederick Sydney, Baron Dainton (1914–1997), chemist and public servant, was born on 11 November 1914 at 66 Ranby Road, Sheffield, the youngest of the four children of George...

Davies, Duncan Sheppey (1921–1987), chemist and industrialist

Geoffrey Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 804 words.

Davies, Duncan Sheppey (1921–1987), chemist and industrialist, was born in Liverpool on 20 April 1921, the only child of Duncan Samuel Davies, stockbroker, and his wife, Elsie Dora, née May...

Davy, Edward (1806–1885), chemist and promoter of the telegraph

Eleanor Putnam Symons.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Information and Communication Technologies; Medicinal Chemistry. 1074 words.

Davy, Edward (1806–1885), chemist and promoter of the telegraph, was born on 16 June 1806 at Ottery St Mary, Devon, the eldest son of Thomas Davy, a surgeon, and his wife, Elizabeth...

Deacon, Henry (1822–1876), chemist and manufacturer

Michael A. Sutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 446 words.

Deacon, Henry (1822–1876), chemist and manufacturer, was born on 30 July 1822 in London, the elder son of Henry Deacon, merchant, and his wife and cousin, Esther Deacon. The Deacons...

Doremus, Robert Ogden

Robert M. Hawthorne.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Engineering and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 1123 words.

Doremus, Robert Ogden (11 January 1824–22 March 1906), chemist, teacher, and inventor, was born in New York City, the son of Thomas Cornelius Doremus, a merchant who was one of the founders...

Dow, Herbert Henry

Terry S. Reynolds.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 700 words.

Dow, Herbert Henry (26 February 1866–15 October 1930), chemist and industrialist, was born in Belleville, Ontario, the son of Joseph Dow, a master mechanic, and Sarah Bunnell. Dow’s early...

Draper, John William (1811–1882), chemist and historian

Michael A. Sutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Medicinal Chemistry. 1237 words.

Draper, John William (1811–1882), chemist and historian, was born in St Helens, Lancashire, on 5 May 1811, the third child and only son of John Christopher Draper (d. 1828/9), a Wesleyan...

Dreyfus, Camille Edouard

Stephen H. Cutcliffe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry; Business and Management. 1326 words.

Dreyfus, Camille Edouard (11 November 1878–27 September 1956), industrial chemist and entrepreneur, was born in Basel, Switzerland, the son of Abraham Dreyfus, a banker, and Henrietta Wahl....

Druce, (John) Gerald Frederick (1894–1950), chemist and schoolmaster

W. H. Brock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 656 words.

Druce, (John) Gerald Frederick (1894–1950), chemist and schoolmaster, was born on 8 December 1894 at 14 St John's Road, Leamington Spa, the son of Frederick Druce, an assistant manager of a...

du Pont, Francis Irénée

Kenneth H. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Banking; Medicinal Chemistry. 1091 words.

du Pont, Francis Irénée (03 December 1873–16 March 1942), chemist, inventor, and stockbroker, was born at Hagley House outside of Wilmington, Delaware, the son of Francis Gurney du Pont,...

Dunstan, Albert Ernest (1878–1964), research chemist and petroleum technologist

John Hooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology; Mineralogy and Gems; Medicinal Chemistry. 1786 words.

Dunstan, Albert Ernest (1878–1964), research chemist and petroleum technologist, was born on 25 January 1878 at 69 Washington Road, Sheffield, the only son of Arthur Dunstan (d. 1896), a...

Ellis, Carleton

Albert B. Costa.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 1119 words.

Ellis, Carleton (20 September 1876–13 January 1941), chemist and inventor, was born in Keene, New Hampshire, the son of Marcus Ellis, a merchant, and Catherine Goodnow. Ellis received a...

Evans, Brooke (1797–1862), nickel refiner

Robert Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry. 633 words.

Evans, Brooke (1797–1862), nickel refiner, was born in Bull Street, Birmingham, the son of a woollen draper and tailor. He went to school in Singer's Hill, Birmingham, and Aldridge,...

Ferguson, John (1838–1916), chemist and bibliographer

David Weston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Medicinal Chemistry. 1519 words.

Ferguson, John (1838–1916), chemist and bibliographer, was born on 24 January 1838 at Alloa in Clackmannanshire, Scotland, the second of three children of William Ferguson and his wife,...

Fieser, Louis Frederick

Albert B. Costa.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Education. 1365 words.

Fieser, Louis Frederick (07 April 1899–25 July 1977), chemist and educator, was born in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Louis Frederick Fieser, merchant, and Martha Victoria Kershaw. His father...