Hirschfelder, Joseph Oakland
- Norm Cohen
Hirschfelder, Joseph Oakland (27 May 1911–30 March 1990), chemist and physicist, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Arthur Douglas Hirschfelder, a physician and professor of pharmacology, and May Rosalie Straus. He received his B.S. degree from Yale University in 1931 and a double Ph.D. in theoretical chemistry and theoretical physics from Princeton University in 1936. Following a year as a postdoctoral fellow with ...