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Niels Christian Klendshoj

physician , biochemist

Niels Christian Klendshoj, Danish physician, biochemist.


Klendshoj, Niels Christian was born on February 1, 1902 in Denmark. Son of Niels Christian and Ane Marie (Jensen) Klendshoj.


Bachelor of Arts, Borgerdydskolen, Copenhagen, 1921. Postgraduate, Royal Polytech. Institute, U. Copenhagen, 1926.

Doctor of Medicine, University Buffalo, 1937.


Came to the United States, 1927, naturalized, 1935. With Arner Company, Inc., Buffalo, 1927-1975, successively control chemist, production engineer, medical and technical director, executive vice president, 1927-1952, president, 1952-1959. Chairman of the Board Strong Cobb Arner, Inc.

(merger Arner Company and Strong Cobb and Company), 1959-1967, president, chief Executive officer, 1963-1965. Biochemist Buffalo General Hospital, 1937-1975, consultant biochemist and physician, clinical professor toxicology. Past member joint legislative commission on narcotics State of New York.


  • Author: Fundamentals of Biochemsitry in Clinical Medicine, 1953. Also numerous articles on medicine, toxicology. Co—discoverer blood sustances B and D.

    Practical application of specific blood factors in transfusions.


Clubs: Buffalo, Country of Buffalo.


Married Annette Roberts Heinz, February 24, 1933.; married second, June Esther Davis, February 4, 1963. Children: Ole, John, Arne.

Niels Christian Klendshoj

Ane Marie (Jensen) Klendshoj

Annette Roberts Heinz

June Esther Davis

Ole Klendshoj

John Klendshoj

Arne Klendshoj