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Malcolm Renfrew

Born: Oct 12, 1910

Death: Oct 12, 2013

Birthplace: Spokane

Nationality: United States

Malcolm Renfrew

Date of Birth : Oct 12, 1910
Date of Death : Oct 12, 2013
Birth Place : Spokane

Malcolm MacKenzie Renfrew was an American polymer chemist, inventor, and professor emeritus at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho. Renfrew Hall, the university's chemistry building, was named for him in 1985. He is noted for his contribution to the development of Teflon, including the first paper on the subject. In 1946 he spoke on behalf of DuPont at the ACS meeting at which Teflon was announced.

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