Came to the United States, 1926, naturalized, 1933. Student Kiev Public school, and high school, to 1918. Doctor of Philisophy, University of Berlin, 1925.
Doctor of Science, Harvard, 1955, Williams College, 1958. Oxford, 1959, University of Pennsylvania, Columbio, 1960, U. Rochester, Carnegie Technology, 1961, Princeton University, Case Institute Technology, 1962.
1 daughter, Vera; married second, Irma E. Shuler, 1945. Married 3d, Elaine Mahoney, 1962. International research fellow, Princeton, 1926-1928, research associate, 1928-1930.
Assistant professor of chemistry, Harvard, 1930-1933, associate professor, 1933-1937, professor of chemistry, 1937-1959, 61-71, emeritus, 1972-1982. Special assistant to The President for science and technical, 1959-1961. Chairman science board, director Itek Corporation, 1961-1973.