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Authorised form of nameSimonsen; Sir; John Lionel (1884 - 1957)
SurnameSimonsen
ForenamesJohn Lionel
Dates1884 - 1957
Dates and placesBirth:
22 July 1884
Death:
20 February 1957
ActivityEducation:
DSc (Manchester)
Career:
Professor of Chemistry in the University College of North Wales, Bangor; ex-Imperial Forest Chemist to the Government of India; subsequently Professor of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
Honours:
Kt 1949
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
5/05/1932
Medals/Prizes:
Davy Medal 1950
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1959 vol 5 pp 237-252, plate, by R Robinson
Royal Society codeNA1198
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
M/134Davy Medal1950
RR/69/133Letter from John Lionel Simonsen, Colonical Products Research Council, on a paper 'Fatigue of mineral glass under static and cyclic loading' by C Gurney and S Pearson to the Secretary of the Royal Society9 October 1947
RR/69/281Letter from John Lionel Simonsen, on a paper 'The differential effect of synthetic growth substances and other compounds upon plant species II. Seed germination and early growth responses to some arylcarbamic esters and related compounds' by W G Templeman and W A Sexton to J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society1 November 1945
RR/69/280Referee's report by John Lionel Simonsen, on a paper 'The differential effect of synthetic growth substances and other compounds upon plant species II. Seed germination and early growth responses to some arylcarbamic esters and related compounds' by W G Templeman and W A Sexton1945
RR/69/277Referee's report by John Lionel Simonsen, on a paper 'The differential effect of synthetic plant growth substances and other compounds upon plant species I. Seed germination and early growth responses to a-naphthylacetic acid and compounds of the general formula arylOCH2COOR' by W A Sexton and W G Templeman1 June 1945
RR/70/63Letter from John Lionel Simonsen, 'Phase equilibria for a complex mixture—coal gas—at low temperatures and high pressures' by H Chow to David Christie Martin, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society27 July 1947
RR/72/149Referee's report by John Lionel Simonsen, on a paper 'The catalytic hydrogenation of methyl elaeostearate, and of mixtures of elaeostearic with other polyethenoid long-chain esters' by Thomas Percy Hilditch and S P Pathak23 March 1949
IM/004192Simonsen, Sir John Lionelnd
EC/1932/13Simonsen, Sir John Lionel: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PB/1/33/1/8Nobel Prize1948
IM/GA/WS/1755Simonsen, Sir John Lionel1946
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