Maynard, L. A. (Leonard Amby), 1887-1972

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Professor of Biochemistry and Nutrition; director of the School of Nutrition,1941-1955; special consultant to the U.S. Interdepartmental Committee for Nutrition and National Defense.

After receiving his Ph.D. in chemistry from Cornell University in 1915 Leonard Amby Maynard was appointed assistant professor in the College of Agriculture there. In 1934 he served as visiting professor at the University of Nanking, China, and assisted in a survey of the nutrition of the Chinese farm family. At Cornell he directed the Animal Nutrition Laboratory and the U.S. Plant, Soil, and Nutrition Laboratory. He was named commisioner in charge of nutrition for the New York State Emergency Food Commission during World War II, and late in 1947 was appointed to a new food commission established by Governor Thomas E. Dewey. He wrote ANIMAL NUTRITION (1937); co-authored BETTER DAIRY FARMING with Elmer S. Savage; and wrote numerous publications on biochemistry and nutrition.

From the description of Leonard A. Maynard papers, 1940-1971. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64072845

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referencedIn James B. Sumner papers, 1908-1958. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Morey, Nancy Booker, 1903-. Nancy Booker Morey papers, 1933-1944. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Leonard A. Maynard papers, 1940-1971. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Sumner, James B. (James Batcheller), 1887-1955. James B. Sumner papers, 1908-1958. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Maynard, Leonard Amby, 1887-1972. Leonard A. Maynard papers, 1940-1971. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Maynard, L. A. (Leonard Amby), 1887-1972. [Publications]. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Division of Nutritional Sciences,. Division of Nutritional Sciences collection of photographs and biographies of scientists, 1716-1984. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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associatedWith Atwood, Sanford S. person
associatedWith Babcock, Howard E. person
associatedWith Buck, John Lossing, 1890-1975. person
associatedWith Cooperative Grange League Federation Exchange. corporateBody
associatedWith Cornell University. School of Nutrition. corporateBody
associatedWith Day, Edmund Ezra. person
associatedWith De Kiewiet, Cornelis William, 1902- person
associatedWith Division of Nutritional Sciences, person
associatedWith Eastman, Edward R. person
associatedWith Emerson, Willard I. person
associatedWith Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith Gibson, Anson Wright, 1892-1977. person
associatedWith Hand, David Birney. person
associatedWith Hilleboe, Herman E. person
associatedWith Knowles, Asa S. person
associatedWith Knudson, Lewis, 1884-1958. person
associatedWith Leonard Amby, Maynard 1887-1972. person
associatedWith Malott, Deane Waldo, 1898- person
associatedWith Mann, Albert Russell, 1880-1947. person
associatedWith Morey, Nancy Booker, 1903- person
associatedWith Myers, William I. person
associatedWith New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Department of Animal Husbandry. corporateBody
associatedWith New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition. corporateBody
associatedWith Pfeiffer, Weyland. person
correspondedWith Provine, William B. person
associatedWith Savage, Elmer Seth. person
associatedWith Sexauer, Fred H. person
associatedWith Sumner, James B. (James Batcheller), 1887-1955. person
associatedWith U.S. Plant, Soil, and Nutrition Laboratory. corporateBody
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Birth 1887

Death 1972

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