Fischer, Louis Albert was born on January 4, 1865 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Frederick G. and Anna (Cox) Fischer.
Bachelor of Science, Columbian (now George Washington University, 1864.
In Office of Weights and Measures, United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1891-1901. Chief of weights and measures division, bureau of Standards, with title of associate physicist, 1901-1910, physicist, 1910-1917. Major, Ordnance, United States of America, August 6, 1917-January 30, 1919.
Assistant in physics, George Washington University, 1906. Author: Recomparison of United States Prototype Meter, 1904. History of Weights and Measures, 1905.
Compiler: Laws Relating to Weights and Measures in United States, 1904. Home: Washington, Distric.