Nelson Woodsworth Taylor

Fellow: Awarded 1929

Field of Study: Earth Science

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 04-26-1899

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1929–30:

Taylor, Nelson Woodsworth:  Appointed to investigate the chemical factors governing the deposition of ore minerals from hot aqueous solutions at high pressures, with special reference to the problem of the Zonal Series, chiefly at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institut für Silikatforschung in Berlin, Germany; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1929.

Born April 26, 1899, at Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada. Education: University of Saskatchewan, B. Sc., 1918; University of California, Ph. D., 1923.

Lecturer in Mathematics, 1919, University of Saskatchewan; Teaching Fellow in Chemistry, 1920–23, Instructor in Chemistry, 1923–25, University of California; Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry, 1925—, University of Minnesota; Technical expert, Summers 1926 and 1927, Department of Public Health, Cleveland, Ohio; Research Fellow, Summer 1928, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota.

Publications: Articles in Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Physical Chemistry, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Journal of Chemical Education, Journal of General Physiology, Protoplasma, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, International Critical Tables.