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chemist , educator , Enology consultant

Albert Dinsmoor Webb, American Enology consultant, chemist, educator. Recipient Honorary Research award Medical Friends of Wine, San Francisco, 1968. Member American Society Enologists (president 1974-1975), American Chemical Society (emeritus), Sigma Xi.

Background

Webb, Albert Dinsmoor was born on October 10, 1917 in Victorville, California, United States. Son of Ralph Hough and Harriet Vida (Dinsmoor) Webb.

Education

Student, University California, Davis, 1941-1943; Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1948; docteur honoris causa, U. Bordeaux, France, 1982.

Career

Chemist, E&J Gallo Winery, Modesto, California, 1939; chemist, Petri Winery, Escalon, California, 1940; with, University of California-Davis and Manhattan District, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1941-1945; professor, University of California, Davis, 1945-1982. Director Wine Industry Technology Symposiums, San Francisco, since 1975. President Willobank Club, Inc., Davis, 1985-1986.

Membership

Member American Society Enologists (president 1974-1975), American Chemical Society (emeritus), Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, stamp collecting.

Connections

Married Nancy May Mathews, September 5, 1943 (deceased January 1984). Children: Robert Dinsmoor, Bradford Clarke. Married June L. Moore, February 15, 1987.

father:
Ralph Hough Webb

mother:
Harriet Vida (Dinsmoor) Webb

spouses:
Nancy May Mathews

June L. Moore

children:
Robert Dinsmoor Webb

Bradford Clarke Webb