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William Francis Hillebrand
(1853-1925)

President of the Colorado Scientific Society
(1885)

 

 

William Francis Hillebrand
1853-1925

Founding member.  President 1885.  Honorary member 1896

  • Chemist, assayer

  • Graduate Cornell Univ.; Ph.D. Univ. of Heidelberg; Univ. of Strassburg; Mining Academy, Freiberg, Saxony; Dr. of Pharmacy, George Washington Univ.

  • Chemist, U.S. Geological Survey; Chief chemist, U.S. Bureau of Standards

  • Professor of Chemistry and Physics at George Washington Univ.

  • Author of articles on methods of rock analysis and mineralogy; descriptions of Colorado minerals

  • Member, National Academy of Science, 1908; awarded Chandler Gold Medal from Columbia Univ. 1916; President American Chemical Society 1906

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