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pharmacist , educator

William Procter, American pharmacist, educator. member Philadelphia College Pharmacy, 1850, trustee, 1851-1853, correspondent secretary, 1855, 1st vice president, 1867.

Background

Procter, William was born on May 3, 1817 in Baltimore. Son of Isaac and Rebecca (Farquhar) Procter.

Education

Graduate Phil. College Pharmacy, 1837.

Career

Owned, operated drugstore, Philadelphia, 1844-1874. Professor theory and practice of pharmacy Philadelphia College Pharmacy, 1846-1866. Editor American Journal of Pharmacy, 1850-1871.

Published American edition of Practical Pharmacy (Mohn and Redwood). Member Philadelphia College Pharmacy, 1850, trustee, 1851-1853, correspondent secretary, 1855, 1st vice president, 1867. Delegate to convention of pharmaceutists to fix standards for use of customs officials in inspection of drugs New York City, 1851.

A founder American Pharmaceutical Association, 1852, correspondent secretary, 1852-1857, 1st vice president, 1859, president, 1862.

Membership

Member Philadelphia College Pharmacy, 1850, trustee, 1851-1853, correspondent secretary, 1855, 1st vice president, 1867.

Connections

Married Margaretta Bullock, October 1849. Married second, Catherine Parry, 1864.

father:
Isaac Procter

mother:
Rebecca (Farquhar) Procter

spouse:
Margaretta Bullock

spouse:
Catherine Parry