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date: 29 May 2020

Sutherland, Earl W.locked

(19 November 1915–09 March 1974)
  • David Y. Cooper


Sutherland, Earl W. (19 November 1915–09 March 1974), biochemist and pharmacologist, was born Earl Wilbur Sutherland, Jr., in Burlingame, Kansas, the son of Earl W. Sutherland, a merchant, and Edith M. Hartshorn. Raised in a rural area, Sutherland fished, hunted, and acquired a love of nature early in his life. While receiving his secondary education in local schools, he also acquired a lifelong love of baseball, football, and tennis. Sutherland’s desire to study medicine and become a scientist was stimulated by ...

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