Melville Lawrence Wolfrom

Fellow: Awarded 1939

Field of Study: Chemistry

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 04-02-1900

Died: 06-20-1969

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

WOLFROM, MELVILLE LAWRENCE:  Appointed for studies in the general methods of conducting investigations in the determinative organic structure of natural products; tenure, six months from April 1, 1939.

Born April 2, 1900, at Bellevue, Ohio. Education:  Ohio State University, A.B., 1924; Northwestern University, M.Sc., 1925, Ph.D., 1927. National Research Council Fellow at Bureau of Standards, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, and Ohio State University, 1927–29.

Instructor in Chemistry, 1929–30, Assistant Professor, 1930–36, Associate Professor, 1936—, Ohio State University.

Publications:  Articles in Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Journal of Chemical Education. Contributor to Organic Syntheses, 1926; Annual Survey of American Chemistry, 1930; Organic Chemistry, 1938.