Spenzer, John George; physician-chemist; born, Cleveland, Sept. 6, 1864; son of Peter I. and Mary T. Molloy Spenser; educated, Cleveland public and private schools, Adelbert College, Western Reserve Medical College, M. D. 1884; University of Strassburg, Germany, Ph. D., 1893; F. C. S., London, 1894 married, Cuyahoga Falls, O., June 15, 1898, Minnie Elizabeth Kittelberger; one son and one daughter; some fifty scientific papers, of pharmacal, chemical, toxicologic, pharmacologic and crystallographic interest from 1881; asst. in chemistry, Western Reserve Medical College, 1880-1884; at same time lecturer in chemistry in 1880-1884; asst. in chemistry and mineralogy, Adelbert College, M. D., Western Reserve, 1884; instructor in pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, Medical Dept., Western Reserve University, 1894-1896; same years professor of chemistry, Dental Dept., same University; professor of general and medical chemistry and pharmacology, Medical Dept., Ohio Wesleyan University, 1896-1910; Paris, 1894; Berne, 1895; Sasso. prof. of legal chemistry, Medical Dept., Western Reserve University, 1910-1912; in 1912, asso. prof., same University, of legal chemistry and medical jurisprudence; also prof. of chemistry at Reserve School of Pharmacy in 1912; member Philomatic Society of Alsace, Germany; German Chemical Society; Fellow English Chemical Society and American Association for the Advancement of Science; honorary member Ohio Pharmaceutical Ass’n, Cleveland Pharmaceutical Assn; member Cleveland Chemical Society, Cleveland Academy of Medicine, Ohio State Medical Society, and American Medical Ass’n.
Biographical Sketch of John George Spenzer
MLA Source Citation:The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 15 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-john-george-spenzer.htm - Last updated on Feb 28th, 2012
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