Hoylande Denune <I>Young</I> Failey

Hoylande Denune Young Failey

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Death 12 Jan 1986 (aged 82)
Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 100745171 · View Source
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Hoylande Young Failey, 82, a chemist with the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, died Sunday in her Hyde Park home.

Mrs. Failey graduated from Ohio State University and earned her doctorate in organic chemistry from the University of Chicago. She taught nutrition and biochemistry at Texas Women's University, Denton, Texas.

After returning to Chicago, Mrs. Failey worked in the toxicity and metallurgical laboratories at the U. of C., then did nuclear research at Argonne. She was an officer of the American Chemical Society's Chicago Section for 23 years and was the first woman to chair the section.

Burial will be Saturday in Riverside Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.


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  • Created by: Athanatos
  • Added: 15 Nov 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 100745171
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hoylande Denune Young Failey (26 Jun 1903–12 Jan 1986), Find a Grave Memorial no. 100745171, citing Riverside Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Athanatos (contributor 46907585) .