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date: 10 April 2020

Benedict, Stanley Rossiterlocked

(17 March 1884–21 December 1936)
  • Stanley L. Becker


Benedict, Stanley Rossiter (17 March 1884–21 December 1936), biochemist, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Wayland Richardson Benedict, a professor of philosophy and psychology at the University of Cincinnati, and Anne Elizabeth Kendrick, a teacher and author. As a boy, Benedict planned on medicine as a profession and entered the University of Cincinnati in 1902 with that goal in mind. Chemistry classes, however, piqued his interest, especially those with Junius F. Snell, the renowned analytical chemist who had himself worked with ...

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