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Carl Niemann

Carl Niemann, American educator. Recipient Presidential certificate of Merit.


  • Niemann, Carl was born on July 6, 1908 in St. Louis. Son of Julius Henry and Ella Louise (Danner) Niemann.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science., University of Wisconsin, 1931, Doctor of Philosophy., 1934. General Education Board fellow Rockefeller Institute, for Medical Research, 1935-1936, fellow Rockefeller Foundation, 1937-1938.


    • With U. College Hospital Medical School, London, England., 1937-1938. Assistant professor organic chemistry California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1938-1943, associate professor, 1943-1945, professor since 1945.


    • Author science papers.


    Served as official investigator National Defense Research Committee, 1942-1945, division. Member and section chairman, 1943-1946. Member National Academy Sciences (chairman chemistry section 1962-1964), American Chemical Society American Society Biological Chemists, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chemical Society (London), Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Alpha Chi Sigma.


    • Married Mary Grant Parkhurst, August 15, 1934. Children: Dorothy Louise, Linda Grant.
    • father: Julius Henry Niemann
    • mother: Ella Louise (Danner) Niemann
    • spouse: Mary Grant Parkhurst
    • children: Dorothy Louise Niemann
    • Linda Grant Niemann
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    Born July 6, 1908
    Died April 29, 1964
    (aged 55)