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scientist , chemical company executive

Frank Henderson Clarke was Canadian, American chemical company executive, scientist. Achievements include numerous patents in chemical field and for molecular models. Lord Beaverbrook scholar University New Brunswick, 1945-1949.

Background

Clarke, Frank Henderson was born on December 6, 1927 in Newcastle, New Brunswick, Canada. Came to the United States, 1950. Son of Frank Henderson and Elsie Louisa (Scammell) Clarke.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University New Brunswick, Fredericton, 1949. Master of Science, University New Brunswick, Fredericton, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1954.

Career

Research chemist Schering Corporation, Bloomfield, New Jersey, 1955-1959, senior research chemist, 1959-1962. Group leader Geigy Chemical Corporation, Ardsley, New York, 1962-1963, associate director medicinal chemistry, 1963-1967, director medicinal chemistry, 1967-1971. Deputy director chemistry Chemical Industries Basel-GEIGY, 1971-1983, distinguished research fellow Summit, New Jersey, 1983-1993.

President ChemClarke, Inc., Califon, 1993-2000. Retired, since 2000

Participant 1st International Conference on Narcotic Antagonists, 1972.

Achievements

  • Achievements include numerous patents in chemical field and for molecular models.

Works

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences. Member American Chemical Society (chairman New York section 1972), Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (chairman committee on research information).

Connections

Married Virginia Nicholas, September 4, 1954. Children: Susan Virginia, Sarah Ann Clarke Ben-Shahar.

father:
Frank Henderson Clarke

mother:
Elsie Louisa (Scammell) Clarke

spouse:
Virginia Nicholas

child:
Susan Virginia Clarke

child:
Sarah Ann Clarke Ben-Shahar Clarke