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Moore, Stanfordlocked

(04 September 1913–23 August 1982)
  • Charles W. Carey Jr.

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Moore, Stanford (04 September 1913–23 August 1982), biochemist, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of John Howard Moore, a law student, and Ruth Fowler. At age six he moved with his family to Gainesville, Florida, after his father accepted a teaching position at the University of Florida Law School. Subsequent career moves by his father took the family to Macon, Georgia, and in 1924 to Nashville, Tennessee, where Stanford completed his secondary education. In 1931 he matriculated at Vanderbilt University and for two years studied chemistry and aeronautical engineering before opting to major in chemistry. After receiving his B.A. in 1935, he attended the University of Wisconsin on a fellowship from that school’s Alumni Research Foundation and received his Ph.D. in organic chemistry in 1939....

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