ACS President: Harvey W. Wiley (1844-1930)

Served as President: 1893 and 1894

Known as the “Father of the Pure Food and Drug Act”

Warned against the caffeine in cola drinks


  • M.D., 1871, Indiana Medical College, Medicine

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Did You Know

. . . that he enlisted with the Union Army in 1864 as a corporal in 137th Indiana Infantry Regiment]?

. . . that during his ACS presidency membership increased from 400 to more than 1000 persons?

Former ACS President Harvey W. Wiley