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David Earl Turriff

David Earl Turriff, American analytical chemist, toxicologist. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science fellow, Japan, 1979.


  • Turriff, David Earl was born on November 21, 1947 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Earl Charles and Eunice Rose (Luisen) Turriff.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, St. Norbert College, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rochester, 1976.


    • Research associate University Chicago, 1974-1978. Assistant professor Medicine University Illinois, Rockford, 1978-1984. Supervisor of Organics RMT Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, 1984-1987.

      Director laboratory Foth and Van Dyke, Green Bay, 1987-1988, Ortek, Green Bay, 1988-1990. Director research Foth and Van Dyke, 1989-1991. Director Toxicology Bellin Hospital, 1989-1993.

      Owner, director En Chem, Inc., Wisconsin, since 1992.


    Party affiliation: bahai Faith.


    Denomination: Bahá'í Faith


    Chairman Einstein Project Science in Schools, Green Bay, since 1990, Green Bay Area Technology Committee, 1990. Chairman biotechnology committee Green Bay Chamber of Commerce, 1991. Board member Wisconsin Association Talented and Gifted, since 1992, Center for the Advancement of Science Education, since 1993.

    Member American Chemical Society (secretary-treasurer since 1990), Society Forensic Toxicology, American Waterworks Association.



    Camping, reading, computers.


    • Married Cecilia Catherine Kapelac, June 15, 1972. Children: Jeffrey, Amy.
    • father: Earl Charles Turriff
    • mother: Eunice Rose (Luisen) Turriff
    • spouse: Cecilia Catherine Kapelac
    • children: Jeffrey Turriff
    • Amy Turriff
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    Born November 21, 1947
    (age 69)