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Edward Foster Williams

Edward Foster Williams, American educator. Recipient Comer medal natural science Auburn U., 1925. Fellow American Association Clinical Chemists; member American Chemical Society (past chairman secretary Memphis section), Sigma Xi (past president Medical Units chapter), Sigma Phi Epsilon, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Chi, Gamma Sigma Epsilon.

Background

  • Williams, Edward Foster was born on January 27, 1906 in Carroll County, Georgia, United States. Son of Edward Foster and Ila Idella (Alexander) Williams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Auburn U., 1925, Master of Science, 1929. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tennessee, 1932.

    Career

    • Assistant research chemist Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, 1925-1927. Member of faculty U. Tennessee Medical Units, 1927-1932, 35-68, Goodman professor biochemistry, 1968-1972, emeritus, 1972-1978. Instructor New York Postgraduate Medical School, 1932-1933.

      Research biochemist Killian Research laboratories, New York City, 1933-1935. Fulbright lecturer Pahlavi U., Shiraz, Iran, 1960-1961.

    Membership

    Fellow American Association Clinical Chemists. Member American Chemical Society (past chairman secretary Memphis section), Sigma Xi (past president Medical Units chapter), Sigma Phi Epsilon, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Chi, Gamma Sigma Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Ida Frances Richards, May 31, 1930. Children: Edward Foster III, Paul Nash.
    • father: Edward Foster Williams
    • mother: Ila Idella (Alexander) Williams
    • spouse: Ida Frances Richards
    • children: Edward Foster III Williams
    • Paul Nash Williams
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    Born January 27, 1906
    Died January 19, 1978
    (aged 71)
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