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Robert Pauli Scherer

Robert Pauli Scherer, American engineer.


  • Scherer, Robert Pauli was born on October 10, 1906 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Doctor Otto and Josephine L. (Hesselbacher) Scherer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1928, Bachelor of Science, 1930. Master of Science (honorary), Philadelphia College Pharmacy and Science.


    • Founder Gelatin Products Company, 1933, since president, company name became R. P. Scherer Corporation, 1947, now also chairman. Established foreign affiliates, Canada, 1935. England, 1937, Germany, 1950, Argentina, 1951, Italy, 1958, also chairman.

      Invention, development needleless hypodermic injection. Home: 665 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores 36, Michigan Office: 9425 Grinnell Avenue, Detroit 13, Mich.


    • Married Margaret Lindsey, March 15, 1930. Children: Josephine L., Robert Pauli, Karla, John S. Invention, development, rotary die capsulation process, 1930-1933.
    • father: Doctor Otto Scherer
    • mother: Josephine L. (Hesselbacher) Scherer
    • spouse: Margaret Lindsey
    • children: Josephine L. Scherer
    • Robert Pauli Scherer
    • Karla Scherer
    • John S. Invention Scherer
    • development Scherer
    • rotary die capsulation process Scherer
    • 1930-1933 Scherer
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    Born October 10, 1906
    Died July 27, 1960
    (aged 53)