PARSONS, Charles Lathrop.
(1867 – 1954)
Parsons was professor of chemistry at New Hampshire College, in Durham, New Hampshire. This is now the University of New Hampshire. The university's Parsons Hall chemistry building is named for this renowned chemist. Parsons was business manager of the American Chemical Society for more than 30 years. Today, the Charles Lathrop Parsons Award is awarded to recognize public service by a member of the American Chemical Society.
Biographical references: ABA: I 1236, 450-454; II 462, 140-142. American Men of Science, 1st edition (1906). Herringshaw's National Library of American Biography. Poggendorff: 5, 943, 6, 1953 & 7b, 3870. WBI. Who Was Who in America: 3, ??.Elements of mineralogy, crystallography and blowpipe analysis, ... (New York, 1900, and other editions).
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