Marker, Russell Earl, 1902-1995Alternative names
Marker, a professor of organic chemistry, 1934-1943, at Pennsylvania State University, developed a natural source of progesterone which made possible the birth control pill.
From the description of Russell Earl Marker papers, 1919-1984. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 31026229
Born in Hagerstown, Maryland on 12 March 1902. Died on 3 March 1995, Wernersville, Pennsylvania. Education: B.S., Chemistry, University of Maryland (1923), M.S., Chemistry, University of Maryland (1924), Completed thesis requirements for Ph.D., University of Maryland (1925). Employment: 1925-1926 Naval Powder Factory, Indian Head, Maryland; 1926-1928 Ethyl Gasoline Corporation; 1928-1935 Rockefeller Institute; 1935-1942 Pennsylvania State University; 1944-1945 Syntex S.A.; 1945-1946 Botanica-Mex S.A.; 1949 Hormosynth S.A.
From the description of Oral history interview with Russell E. Marker, 1987 April 17. (Chemical Heritage Foundation). WorldCat record id: 709782526
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