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Albert Arnold Clarence Dietz

biochemist , educator.

Albert Arnold Clarence Dietz, American biochemist, educator. Recipient Chicago Clinical Chemist award, 1977.


Dietz, Albert Arnold Clarence was born on August 15, 1910 in Port Huron, Michigan, United States. Son of Frederick W. and Sophia (Klenk) Dietz.


Postgraduate, U. Heidelberg, Germany, summer 1934, University of Michigan, summer 1935. Doctor of Philosophy., Purdue University, 1941. Biochemist Enza-Vita laboratories, Toledo, 1933-1939, United States Rubber Company, Detroit, 1942-1943, Institute Medical.


Research, Toledo Hospital, 1943-1959, Armour and Company, Chicago, 1959-1960. National Defense Research Committee fellow Purdue University, 1941-1942. With Veterans Administration Hospital., Hines, Illinois, from 1960.

Research assistant professor biochemistry Chicago Medical School, 1962-1969. Associate professor Loyola University Stritch School Medicine, 1969-1974, professor, from 1974.


  • Contributor articles to professional journals President Toledo Parent-Teachers Association, 1951-1953.


Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Chemical Society (past chairman Toledo section), American Association Clinical Chemists (chairman Chicago section 1969-1971, director 1975-1977, president 1979), New York Academy Sciences, Illinois Academy Science, Council of Scientific Society Presidents (secretary from 1980), Sigma Xi. Club: Torch (president 1963-1964).


Married Lelah May Johnstone, November 27, 1937. Children: William A.J., Robert J.M. Bachelor of Science, University Toledo, 1932, Master of Science, 1933.

Frederick W. Dietz

Sophia (Klenk) Dietz

Lelah May Johnstone

William A.J. Dietz

Robert J.M. Bachelor of Science Dietz

U. Toledo Dietz

1932 Dietz

Master of Science Dietz

1933 Dietz