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Louis Pillemer

Louis Pillemer, South African biochemist. Recipient R. E. Dyer lectureship award, 1956. Fellow New York Academy Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Society Hematology; member American Chemical Society, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Association Immunologists, American Society Biological Chemists, Inc., Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Pillemer, Louis was born on July 4, 1908 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Son of Jacob and Rebecca Alice (Faivus) Pillemer.

  • Education

    • Came to the United States, 1909, naturalized, 1916. Bachelor of Science, Duke, 1932. Doctor of Philosophy. in Biochemistry, Western Reserve U., 1938.

    Career

    • Demonstrator immunology Western Reserve U., 1938-1939, instructor immunology, 1939-1941, senior instructor immunology, 1941-1944, assistant professor immunochemistry, 1945-1946, associate professor immunochemistry, 1946-1950, professor biochemistry, since 1950. Associate commission immunization Armed Forces Epidemiological Board, 1954.

    Works

    • Contributor professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow New York Academy Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Society Hematology. Member American Chemical Society, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Association Immunologists, American Society Biological Chemists, Inc., Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Jean Burrell, June 30, 1948. Children: Stephen Jacob, David Burrell, Eric Anthony, Karl Andrew.
    • father: Jacob Pillemer
    • mother: Rebecca Alice (Faivus) Pillemer
    • spouse: Jean Burrell
    • children: Stephen Jacob Pillemer
    • David Burrell Pillemer
    • Eric Anthony Pillemer
    • Karl Andrew Pillemer
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    Born July 4, 1908
    Died August 31, 1957
    (aged 49)
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