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Jhones, Basset (b. 1613/14), physician, chemist, and grammarian

Ariel Hessayon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Medicine and Health; Medicinal Chemistry. 1959 words.

Jhones, Basset (b. 1613/14), physician, chemist, and grammarian, was the son of Richard Jones (c.1581–1658) of Michaelston-super-Ely, Glamorgan, and Jane, daughter of Thomas Basset, of...

Jones, Bernard Mouat (1882–1953), chemist and university administrator

Harold Hartley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 1095 words.

Jones, Bernard Mouat (1882–1953), chemist and university administrator, was born in Streatham on 27 November 1882, the fourth son of Alexander Mouat Jones, wine merchant, and his wife,...

Jones, Harry Clary

Robert H. Goldsmith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 1564 words.

Jones, Harry Clary (11 November 1865–09 April 1916), professor of chemistry and physical chemist, was born in New London, Maryland, the son of William Jones and Johanna Clary, prosperous...

Jones, Sir Brynmor (1903–1989), chemist and university administrator

Philip Norton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 1101 words.

Jones, Sir Brynmor (1903–1989), chemist and university administrator, was born at 4 Roberts Lane, Rhos, Denbighshire, on 20 September 1903, the son of William Edward Jones, an assistant...

Kane, Sir Robert John (1809–1890), chemist and educationist

J. T. Gilbert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 910 words.

Kane, Sir Robert John (1809–1890), chemist and educationist, was born at 48 Henry Street, Dublin, on 24 September 1809, the son of John Kane, a manufacturing chemist. He was educated at...

Keating, Thomas (c. 1787–1870), chemist and druggist

Adrian Room.

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. 799 words.

Keating, Thomas (c. 1787–1870), chemist and druggist, was born in Homerton, Middlesex, the son of William Keating, attorney. Little is known of his early life but the court minute-book of...

Keir, James (1735–1820), chemist and industrialist

Barbara M. D. Smith.

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. 1379 words.

Keir, James (1735–1820), chemist and industrialist, was born on 29 September 1735 at Edinburgh, the youngest of eighteen children of John Keir (1686–1743), landowner of Muirton and...

Kimball, George Elbert

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social Sciences; Medicinal Chemistry. 1065 words.

Kimball, George Elbert (12 July 1906–06 December 1967), physical chemist and operations research specialist, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Arthur Gooch Kimball, a cutlery...

King, Alexander [Alex] (1909–2007), chemist, international civil servant, and environmentalist

Alex May.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Medicinal Chemistry; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1332 words.

King, Alexander [Alex] (1909–2007), chemist, international civil servant, and environmentalist, was born on 26 January 1909 at 5 Battlefield Avenue, Langside, Glasgow, the eldest child of...

Kistiakowsky, George Bogdan

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; Medicinal Chemistry. 2048 words.

Kistiakowsky, George Bogdan (18 November 1900–07 December 1982), chemist and government adviser, was born in Kiev, Russia, the son of Bogdan Kistiakowsky, a professor of legal philosophy at...

Latimer, Wendell Mitchell

George B. Kauffman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 1407 words.

Latimer, Wendell Mitchell (22 April 1893–06 July 1955), chemist and educator, was born in Garnett, Kansas, the son of Walter Latimer, a bank manager, and Emma Mitchell. When Latimer was...

Lewis, Jack, Baron Lewis of Newnham (1928–2014), inorganic chemist, environmentalist, and college head

Paul Raithby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 1672 words.

Lewis, Jack, Baron Lewis of Newnham (1928–2014), inorganic chemist, environmentalist, and college head, was born on 13 February 1928 at 47 Paradise Street, Barrow-in-Furness. He was...

Libby, Willard Frank

R. Baird Shuman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 1064 words.

Libby, Willard Frank (17 December 1908–08 September 1980), chemist and university professor, was born in Grand Valley, Colorado, the son of Ora Edward Libby and Eva May Rivers, farmers....

Linnett, John Wilfrid [Jack] (1913–1975), chemist and university administrator

David Buckingham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 941 words.

Linnett, John Wilfrid [Jack] (1913–1975), chemist and university administrator, was born on 3 August 1913 at 4 Earlsdon Avenue North, Coventry, the only child of Alfred Thirlby Linnett,...

Linstead, Sir (Reginald) Patrick (1902–1966), organic chemist and educationist

A. G. M. Barrett and D. H. R. Barton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 975 words.

Linstead, Sir (Reginald) Patrick (1902–1966), organic chemist and educationist, was born in London on 28 August 1902, the second son of Edward Flatman Linstead, pharmaceutical chemist, of...

Liveing, George Downing (1827–1924), chemist

W. C. D. Dampier.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 1461 words.

Liveing, George Downing (1827–1924), chemist, was born on 21 December 1827 at Nayland, Suffolk, the eldest son of Edward Liveing, surgeon, and his wife, Catherine, the only daughter of...

Lonsdale [née Yardley], Dame Kathleen (1903–1971), crystallographer and pacifist

Gill Hudson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Politics and Law; Crystallography. 1671 words.

Lonsdale [née Yardley], Dame Kathleen (1903–1971), crystallographer and pacifist, was born Kathleen Yardley in Newbridge, Ireland, on 28 January 1903, the youngest child of Harry Frederick...

Macadam, John (1827–1865), chemist and politician in Australia

P. J. Hartog.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Politics. 408 words.

Macadam, John (1827–1865), chemist and politician in Australia, was born at Northbank, near Glasgow, in May 1827, the second son of William Macadam and his wife, Helen Stevenson. After...

MacGregor, Sir Ian Kinloch (1912–1998), metallurgical engineer and industrialist

M. W. Kirby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry; Engineering (General). 2110 words.

MacGregor, Sir Ian Kinloch (1912–1998), metallurgical engineer and industrialist, was born on 21 September 1912 at The Bungalow, Kinlochleven, Argyll, the third son of Daniel MacGregor, a...

Mackenzie, Sir George Steuart, seventh baronet (1780–1848), chemist, geologist, and antiquary

Charles D. Waterston and H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Medicinal Chemistry; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1330 words.

Mackenzie, Sir George Steuart, seventh baronet (1780–1848), chemist, geologist, and antiquary, was born in Edinburgh on 22 June 1780, only surviving child of Sir Alexander Mackenzie, sixth...