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Ludwig Frederick Audrieth

chemist , educator.

Ludwig Frederick Audrieth, Austrian chemist, educator.


Audrieth, Ludwig Frederick was born on February 23, 1901 in Vienna, Austria. Son of Ludwig Anton and Fredericka (Herrmann) Audrieth.


Brought to the United States, 1902, naturalized, 1912. Bachelor of Science, Colgate University, 1922. Doctor of Philosophy., Cornell, 1926.


Research assistant Cornell, 1926-1928. Faculty member department chemistry University of Illinois, 1928-1967, professor emeritus, 1961-1967. National Research Council fellow U. Rostock, Germany, 1931-1932.

Chemical consultant, 1937-1967 science attache American embassy, Bonn, West Germany, 1959-1963. Faculty School Foreign Affairs, Foreign Service Institute, Washington, 1964-1967.


  • Author: The Chemistry of Hydrazine (with B. A. Ogg), 1950. Non-Aqueous Solvents (with J. Kleinberg), 1953. Board editors Inorganic Syntheses, 1934-1967.

    Editor-in-chief, 1945-1950. Contributor professional journals Patentee in field.


Member Chemical Corps Advisory Council, 1952-1957. Served research officer, Chemical Corps, 1930-1942. Member American Chemical Society, Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Illinois Academy Scis, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Sigma Nu, Alpha Chi Sigma, Phi Lambda Upsilon (national president 1950-1954, editor Register 1938-1942), Phi Mu Alpha, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Phi Kappa Phi.

Clubs: Cosmos (Washington).


Married Maryon Laurice Trevett, March 27, 1937. Children: Kaaren Laurice (Mistress.

Ludwig Anton Audrieth

Fredericka (Herrmann) Audrieth

Maryon Laurice Trevett

Kaaren Laurice (Mrs Audrieth