ACS President: Charles E. Munroe (1849-1938)
Served as President: 1898
Inventor or smokeless powder and the Munroe filtering crucible
Appointed in 1900 by the Swedish Academy of Science to nominate the candidate for the Nobel Price in chemistry
- Ph.D., 1894, Columbian University (now George Washington University)
Organized the first general meeting of the American Chemical Society in Newport, RI, 1890
Major Awards and Honors:
Service to Science:
Did You Know
. . . that he was intensely patriotic which led to him offer his services to the government in 1898 and 1917?
. . . that he was the son-in-law of George F. Barker, ACS President, 1891?