Russell Marker begins the interview by describing his childhood in a farming community in Maryland, his early schooling, and his growing interest in organic chemistry while a student at the University of Maryland. He…
- Interviewee Marker, Russell Earl, 1902-1995
- Interviewer Sturchio, Jeffrey L. (Jeffrey Louis), 1952-
- Subject Marker, Russell Earl, 1902-1995, United States Naval Powder Factory, Rockefeller Institute, Chemists, Pennsylvania State University, Gasoline--Anti-knock and anti-knock mixtures, Chemists--Biography, Syntex Pharmaceuticals, Ethyl Corporation
- 1930s – circa
Portrait of Thomas Midgley, Jr. (1889-1944), an American engineer and chemist who discovered the effectiveness of tetraethyl lead as an antiknock additive for gasoline.
Thomas Midgley, Jr. was born on May 18, 1889 in…