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Preece, Isaac Arthur (1907–1964), biochemist and brewing scientist

Keith Vernon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Biochemistry. 848 words.

Preece, Isaac Arthur (1907–1964), biochemist and brewing scientist, was born on 19 March 1907 at 90 Worcester Street, Birmingham, to Isaac Arthur Preece, a master bassinette maker, and his...

Rogers, John (1878–1975), chemist and industrialist

Judy Slinn.

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. 967 words.

Rogers, John (1878–1975), chemist and industrialist, was born on 24 May 1878 in the Gorbals, Glasgow, the son of Richard and Sarah Rogers. He was educated at a local board school until he...

Squibb, Edward Robinson

Jonathan J. Bean.

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; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Medicinal Chemistry. 1245 words.

Squibb, Edward Robinson (04 July 1819–25 October 1900), physician, chemist, and manufacturing pharmacist, was born in Wilmington, Delaware, the son of James Robinson Squibb (occupation...

Takamine, Jokichi

David L. Cowen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1626 words.

Takamine, Jokichi (03 November 1854–22 July 1922), chemist and industrialist, was born in Kanazawa, Kaga Province, Japan, the son of Seiichi Takamine, a samurai and a physician, and Yukiko...

Talbot, Benjamin (1864–1947), steel company manager and metallurgist

Gordon Boyce.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry. 991 words.

Talbot, Benjamin (1864–1947), steel company manager and metallurgist, was born on 19 September 1864 at Hadley, near Wellington, Shropshire, the second son of Benjamin Talbot, engine...

Turner, William Ernest Stephen (1881–1963), chemist and glass technologist

R. W. Douglas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry. 896 words.

Turner, William Ernest Stephen (1881–1963), chemist and glass technologist, was born in Wednesbury, Staffordshire on 22 September 1881, the eldest son and second of the seven children of...

Warner, Sir Frederick Edward [Ned] (1910–2010), chemical engineer

Peter Varey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Technology of Industrial Chemistry; Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry. 2162 words.

Warner, Sir Frederick Edward [Ned] (1910–2010), chemical engineer, was born on 31 March 1910 at 14 Prospect Terrace, Holloway, London, the eldest of three children of Frederick Warner, a...

Warren, Cyrus Moors

Martin D. Saltzman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry. 1267 words.

Warren, Cyrus Moors (15 January 1824–13 August 1891), chemist and manufacturer, was born in West Dedham, Massachusetts, the son of Jesse Warren, a blacksmith and inventor of iron...

Weightman, William

Michelle E. Osborn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking; Medicinal Chemistry. 777 words.

Weightman, William (30 September 1813–25 August 1904), manufacturer, chemist, and financier, was born in Waltham, Lincolnshire, England, the son of William Weightman and Anne Farr....

Whinfield, John Rex (1901–1966), textile chemist

Frank Greenaway.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry. 495 words.

Whinfield, John Rex (1901–1966), textile chemist, was born on 16 February 1901 at Brambletye, Cavendish Road, Sutton, Surrey, the son of John Henry Richard Whinfield, mechanical engineer,...