Theodore William Richards

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Birthday
31, 1868
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 2, 1928 (60)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1868
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 2, 1928 (60)

About

An American chemist who is best known for determining the atomic weights of numerous chemical elements. He was awarded the 1914 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his important work in the field.

Before Fame

He entered Haverford College in 1883 at the young age of fourteen before graduating from Harvard University in 1886.

Trivia

He was the first American chemist to win the Nobel Prize for Chemistry.

Family Life

He had two sons with his wife Miriam Stuart Thayer, who he married in 1896.

Associated With

Like Roald Hoffmann, he was an American chemist to win the Nobel Prize.