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Kremers, Edward (23 February 1865–09 July 1941), pharmaceutical educator and phytochemist, was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Gerhard Kremers, a secretary-treasurer of the Milwaukee Gas & Light Company, and Elise Kamper. German culture and education were dominant influences that shaped Kremers’s life and career. To escape the events in Germany in 1848 his family immigrated to one of the most Germanic parts of the United States. In elementary school, all but two or three of Edward’s peers were studying German. His high school, operated by the German Reformed church, was modeled after a German secondary school. After graduation in 1882, Kremers apprenticed in Milwaukee with an immigrant German pharmacist, Louis Lotz. After a two-year apprenticeship Kremers studied at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy for a year (1884–1885); he then enrolled in the University of Wisconsin to earn a Ph.G. certificate (1886) and a B.S. degree (1888)....