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Arthur H. Livermore

Born: Aug 14, 1915

Death: Oct 12, 2009

Birthplace: Monroe

Nationality: United States

Arthur H. Livermore

Date of Birth : Aug 14, 1915
Date of Death : Oct 12, 2009
Birth Place : Monroe

Arthur Hamilton Livermore was a science educator, He was educated at Reed College in Portland and in the University of Rochester in New York, where he worked on the synthesis of penicillin under Vincent du Vigneaud, who won the 1955 Nobel Prize in chemistry. He obtained a Ph D in Chemistry in 1944. He taught biochemistry at Cornell University and Reed College to 1963. He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1954 for work in Molecular & Cellular Biology. He worked for the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C. from 1963 to 1981. For 18 months, he worked in Penang, Malaysia, training educators from Asian countries. In the 1970s, he directed a program for a university science lecturers' exchange between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. He was a member of the Cosmos Club. After retirement, he continued as a science adviser, teacher and volunteer in Washington.

Also known as


  • Arthur Livermore

Awards Won


  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences, US & Canada
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