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Dexter French

Dexter French, American educator. Member American Chemical Society, American Society Biological Chemists, American Association Cereal Chemists, Phi Beta Kappa (posthumously).

Background

  • French, Dexter was born on February 23, 1918 in Des Moines. Son of Raymond Albert and Minnie Emily (Ormerod) French.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Dubuque, 1938, Doctor of Science, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy., Iowa State University, 1942.

    Career

    • Research chemist Corn Products Company, 1945. Member of faculty Iowa State University, from 1946, professor of chemistry, from 1955, professor biochemistry, from 1960, department chairman biochemistry and biophysics, 1963-1971. Postdoctoral fellow physical chemistry Harvard Medical School, 1942-1944.

      Senior postdoctoral fellow National Science Foundation, London and Paris, 1962-1963.

    Membership

    Member American Chemical Society, American Society Biological Chemists, American Association Cereal Chemists, Phi Beta Kappa (posthumously).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Catherine Martin, June 17, 1939. Children: Alfred, David, Walter, Barbara (deceased), Jean, Nancy, Carol.
    • father: Raymond Albert French
    • mother: Minnie Emily (Ormerod) French
    • spouse: Mary Catherine Martin
    • children: Alfred French
    • David French
    • Walter French
    • Barbara French (deceased)
    • Jean French
    • Nancy French
    • Carol French
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    Born February 23, 1918
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