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Edward Foster Williams

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Edward Foster Williams, American educator. Recipient Comer medal natural science Auburn U., 1925. Fellow American Association Clinical Chemists; member American Chemical Society (past chairman secretary Memphis section), Sigma Xi (past president Medical Units chapter), Sigma Phi Epsilon, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Chi, Gamma Sigma Epsilon.

Background

Williams, Edward Foster was born on January 27, 1906 in Carroll County, Georgia, United States. Son of Edward Foster and Ila Idella (Alexander) Williams.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Auburn U., 1925, Master of Science, 1929. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tennessee, 1932.

Career

Assistant research chemist Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, 1925-1927. Member of faculty U. Tennessee Medical Units, 1927-1932, 35-68, Goodman professor biochemistry, 1968-1972, emeritus, 1972-1978. Instructor New York Postgraduate Medical School, 1932-1933.

Research biochemist Killian Research laboratories, New York City, 1933-1935. Fulbright lecturer Pahlavi U., Shiraz, Iran, 1960-1961.

Membership

Fellow American Association Clinical Chemists. Member American Chemical Society (past chairman secretary Memphis section), Sigma Xi (past president Medical Units chapter), Sigma Phi Epsilon, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Chi, Gamma Sigma Epsilon.

Connections

Married Ida Frances Richards, May 31, 1930. Children: Edward Foster III, Paul Nash.

father:
Edward Foster Williams

mother:
Ila Idella (Alexander) Williams

spouse:
Ida Frances Richards

children:
Edward Foster III Williams

Paul Nash Williams