National Medal of Science - Chemistry 1964
BiographyA biographical memoir by D. Stanley Tarbell and Ann Tracy Tarbell, National Academy of Sciences, biography 15 pages, 47 pages total.
Name: Roger Adams
Birth: 2 January, 1889
Death: 6 July, 1971
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana,Illinois, USA
Award: "For superb contributions [to chemistry] as a scientist, teacher and imaginatinve leader in furthering the constructive interaction of academic and industrial scientists." Presented by President Johnson at a White House Ceremony in the East Room on February 8, 1965.
Title: Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
Education: Ph.D. Harvard 1912
A.B. [Chemistry] Harvard 1909 [completed requirements in 3 yrs.]
Doctoral mentors: H.A. Torrey, C.L. Jackson, Latham Clarke & G.S. Forbes.