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pharmacist , chemist

Charles Herbert La Wall, American pharmacist, chemist. Recipient of Remington medal for distinguished work in pharmacy, 1928.

Background

Wall, Charles Herbert La was born on May 7, 1871 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Jacob and Emma Jane (Boas) La Wall.

Education

Graduate college preparatory course, State Normal School, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, 1888. Graduate in Pharmacy, Philadelphia College Pharmacy, 1893, the Master of Philisophy, 1905. Honorary Phar.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1919.

Doctor of Science, Susquehanna U., 1920.

Career

Commercial chemist, 1894-1903. Instructor pharmacy, 1900-1906, associate professor, 1906-1918, professor of theory and practice of pharmacy, and dean, since 1918, Philadelphia College Pharmacy and Science. Chemist Pennsylvania Department Agriculture, bureau of Food, since 1904, Pennsylvania State Pharmaceutical Examination Board, 1905-1912, since 1914, Pennsylvania Health Department, 1906-1918.

Food inspection chemist, United States Department of Agriculture, 1907-1912. Secretary, 1910-1918, chairman, 1918-1920, secretary, since 1920. United States Pharmacopœia Revision Committee (chairman sub-committee inorganic chemicals, 1910.

Chairman sub-committee reagents, 1920. Chairman on Volatile oils, 1931). Member revision committee National Formulary, 1906-1929.

Member of advisory committee medical supplies, War Industries Board, World War, 1918-1919. President American Association College Pharmacy, 1923.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Four Thousand Years of Pharmacy, 1927. Joint Author: Leffmann and La Wall’s Organic Chemistry, 1905. Collaborating editor United States Dispensatory, since 1917, Remington Practice Pharmacy, since 1918.

Membership

Member revision committee National Formulary, 1906-1929. Member of advisory committee medical supplies, War Industries Board, World War, 1918-1919. Member International committee health and council League of Nations for Studying Opium Assay, since 1931.

Member American Pharmaceutical Association (president 1919), Pennsylvania Pharmaceutical Association (president 1911).

Connections

Married Millicent Saxon Renshaw, June 5, 1907.

father:
John Jacob Wall

mother:
Emma Jane (Boas) La Wall

spouse:
Millicent Saxon Renshaw