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Frederick C. COTTRELL

Frederick C. COTTRELL, Chief, Fertilizer and Fixed Nitrogen Investigations, Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, United States Department of Agriculture. Member of American Chemical Society; American Association for the Advancement of Science Clubs: Cosmos (Washington), Chemists (New York), Engineers (San Francisco), Faculty (California).

Background

  • COTTRELL, Frederick C. was born on January 10, 1877 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Henry and Cynthia L. (Durfee) Cottrell.

  • Education

    • University of California, LeConte Fellow, 1896-1897, B. S., 1896. University of Berlin, 1900-1901. University of Leipsic, Doctor of Philosophy, 1902.

    Career

    • Director, 1919-1920; Director, 1920-1921. Consulting Metallurgist, Bureau of Mines, 1921-1922. Director, Fixed Nitrogen Research Laboratory, 1922-1927.

      Chief, Fertilizer and Fixed Nitrogen Investigations, Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, United States Department of Agriculture, since 1927.

    Membership

    Member of American Chemical Society. American Association for the Advancement of Science Clubs: Cosmos (Washington), Chemists (New York), Engineers (San Francisco), Faculty (California).

    Connections

    • Spouse Jessie M. Fulton, January 1, 1904 Consulting Chemist, 1911, Chief Physical Chemist, 1911-1914, Chief Chemist, 1914-1915, Chief Metallurgist, 1916-1919. Assistant.
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