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Chemist , research baker , business executive

Monica Alton Spiller, research baker, chemist, business executive. Member American Chemical Society, American Association of Cereal Chemists.


Spiller, Monica Alton was born on January 17, 1938 in London. Came to the United States, 1968. Daughter of John Stanley and Hilda Ingeborg (Weegram) Alton.


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Hull, England, 1961. Master of Science in Analytic Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University Kansas, 1971. Postgraduate, University California, Berkeley, 1982.


Chemistry teacher Hove (England) County Grammar School, 1961-1965, Malory School, Bromley, England, 1965-1967. Analytical chemist Ayerst Laboratories Inc., Rouses Point, New York, 1968-1969, Alza Corporation, Palo Alto, California, 1971-1973. Preformulation chemist Syntex Research, 1973-1980.

Scientific writer for Doctor Georgia Spiller, Los Altos, 1982-1986. Research baker, 1982-1986. President, founder Alton Spiller Inc., since 1987.

Teacher barm breadmaking Mission College, Santa Clara, California, 1993-1994.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Methylxanthine Beverages, 1984, The Barm Bakers' Book, 1992. Editorial assistant Cyclic Redundancy Check Handbook-Dietary Fiber, 1986. Patentee barm leavening for whole grain breads.


Member American Chemical Society, American Association of Cereal Chemists.


  • Other Interests

    Botany, handcrafts, early music, hiking, skiing.


Married Gene Alan Spiller, September 19, 1981.

John Stanley Alton

Hilda Ingeborg (Weegram) Alton

Gene Alan Spiller