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Physician , pharmacologist.

Arnold John Lehman, American physician, pharmacologist.


Lehman, Arnold John was born on September 2, 1900 in Good Thunder, Minnesota, United States. Son of John Frederick and Bertha Wilhelmina (Ladwig) Lehman.


Bachelor of Science, University Washington, 1925, Master of Science, 1926, Doctor of Philosophy., 1930. Doctor of Medicine Stanford, 1936.


Assistant in instruction, instructor pharmacology Stanford Medical School, 1931-1937. Assistant professor pharmacology U. Oklahoma Medical School, 1937-1939. Associate professor Medical School, Wayne U., 1939-1944.

Professor, director department pharmacology U. North Carolina Medical School, 1944-1946. Director div. pharmacology Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, 1946-1969.


Member subcommittee toxicology, committee food protection Food and Nutrition Board. Member World Health Organization Expert Advisory Panel on Food Additives. Member European Committee Medical School at U. Miami has established Arnold J. Lehman prize in pharmacology.

Fellow Royal Society Medicine, American College Clinical Pharmacology and Chemotherapy, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Society Toxicology, Canadian Pharmaceutical Society, Pan. American Medical Association, American Medical Association, Society Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, Association Food and Drug Officials United States, Sigma Xi, Kappa Psi, Phi Rho Sigma.


Married Harriet Vivian Snidow, June 24, 1928. Children: Eleanor Irene, John Frederick.

John Frederick Lehman

Bertha Wilhelmina (Ladwig) Lehman

Harriet Vivian Snidow

Eleanor Irene Lehman

John Frederick Lehman