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educator , chemist. , pharmacist

Ivor Griffith, Welsh educator, pharmacist, chemist. member Pennsylvania State Board of Health since 1939; Member of committee on pharmaceutical, National; Fellow American Institute Chemists, Royal Society of Arts, London; member American Pharmaceutical Association (editor Formula Book, 1926; Mason.

Background

Griffith, Ivor was born on January 3, 1891 in Rhiwlas, Wales. Son of Review John William and Anne (Hughes) Griffith.

Education

Came to the United States, 1907. Doctor of Philosophy., Philadelphia College Pharmacy and Science, 1912, the Master of Philisophy, 1920. Doctor of Science honoris causa, Bucknell U., 1930.

Career

1 son, John MacDonald. Director laboratories, Stetson Hospital, Philadelphia, 1916-1942. Instructor mathematics, Philadelphia College Pharmaceutical and Science, 1916-1917, instructor pharmacy, 1917-1922, professor and dean pharmaceutical div., 1936-1940, president since 1940.

Member Pennsylvania State Board of Health since 1939. Chairman Pennsylvania State Venereal Disease Council. Chairman Pennsylvania State Laboratory Accreditment Committee.

Special lecturer Brooklyn Institute Arts and Sciences. Honorary professor organic chemistry, Wagner Institute of Science, Philadelphia, director research, John B. Stetson Company, 1924-1941, Frank H. Lee Company, Danbury, Connecticut, since 1943. Editor American Journal of Pharmacy, 1921-1941.

President Great Fifth B. & L. Association. Chemical investigations for Medical Supply Depot, Philadelphia, during World War.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor American Journal of Pharmacy, 1921-1941. President Great Fifth B. & L. Association. Chemical investigations for Medical Supply Depot, Philadelphia, during World War.

Membership

Member Pennsylvania State Board of Health since 1939. Member of committee on pharmaceutical, National. Fellow American Institute Chemists, Royal Society of Arts, London.

Member American Pharmaceutical Association (editor Formula Book, 1926. Mason.; Clubs: Union League, Penn, Rotary.

Connections

Married Carolyn Amanda Hobson, March 28, 1914 (died February 26, 1988).; married second, Hilda MacDonald, September 27, 1947 (deceased on April 5, 1961). Children: Doris Anne, Gwen Irora.

father:
Review John William Griffith

mother:
Anne (Hughes) Griffith

spouses:
Carolyn Amanda Hobson

Hilda MacDonald

children:
Doris Anne Griffith

Gwen Irora Griffith