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Louis Hoffman Goodson

biochemist.

Louis Hoffman Goodson, American biochemist. Recipient Science award Council Principal Scientists, 1974; grantee National Cancer Institute, 1948-1962; co-recipient International Rectifier -100 award, 1972, 76, 77.

Background

Goodson, Louis Hoffman was born on April 5, 1913 in Liberty, Missouri, United States. Son of William Hammack and Luella (Hoffman) Goodson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Missouri, 1935. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1938, Doctor of Philosophy., 1940. Chemist Maltbie laboratories, Newark, 1940-1944.

Assistant laboratory director George A. Breon Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1944-1947. With Midwest Research Institute, Kansas City, 1948-1982, principal biochemist, 1964-1969, senior advisor for biology, 1969-1977, principal advisor for biology, 1977-1982.

Career

Chemist Maltbie Labs. Assistant lab; director George A. Breon Company, Kansas City, Mo.

Works

  • Author.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society (chairman Kansas City 1956, nat. councilor 1957-1960), Missouri Academy Science, American Defense Preparedness Association, Kansas City Movie Makers, National Association Watch and Clock Collectors, Clay County Museum Association (director) 1979-1981), Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Dorothy Elizabeth Hoffman, February 14, 1940. Children: Eleanor, Marilyn, Cynthia.

father:
William Hammack Goodson

mother:
Luella (Hoffman) Goodson

spouse:
Dorothy Elizabeth Hoffman

children:
Eleanor Goodson

Marilyn Goodson

Cynthia Goodson