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Cawood, Sir Walter (1907–1967), chemist and civil servant

Robert Cockburn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 696 words.

Cawood, Sir Walter (1907–1967), chemist and civil servant, was born on 28 April 1907 in York, the son of Walter Cawood, civil servant, of New Earswick, York, and his wife, Elizabeth McSall,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pauling, Linus Carl

Mark S. Lesney.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Medicinal Chemistry; Biochemistry. 2657 words.

Pauling, Linus Carl (28 February 1901–19 August 1994), biochemist, physical chemist, and political activist, was born in Portland, Oregon, the son of Herman Henry William Pauling, a...

Playfair, Lyon, first Baron Playfair (1818–1898), politician and chemist

Graeme J. N. Gooday.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Medicinal Chemistry. 3367 words.

Playfair, Lyon, first Baron Playfair (1818–1898), politician and chemist, was born on 21 May 1818 at either Meerut (Who's Who) or Chunar in Bengal (Reid), second son of eight children of...

Rabinowitch, Eugene

Martin Fichman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Medicinal Chemistry; Education. 1355 words.

Rabinowitch, Eugene (26 August 1901–15 May 1973), chemist and scientific activist and popularizer, was born in St. Petersburg, Russia; information about his parents is not available. He was...

Roberts, Lewis Edward John (1922–2012), chemist and public servant

Derek Pooley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Medicinal Chemistry. 940 words.

Roberts, Lewis Edward John (1922–2012), chemist and public servant, was born at 125 Whitchurch Road, Gabalfa, Cardiff, on 31 January 1922, the only child of the Revd William Edward Roberts...

Seaborg, Glenn T.

Darleane Christian Hoffman.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Medicinal Chemistry. 1832 words.

Seaborg, Glenn T. (19 April 1912–25 February 1999), scientist and Nobel laureate in chemistry, was born Glen Theodore Seaborg in Ishpeming, Michigan, the son of Herman Theodore Seaborg, an...