Dr Arthur Von Krogh Anderson

Dr Arthur Von Krogh Anderson

Birth
Montevideo, Chippewa County, Minnesota, USA
Death 8 Jul 1955 (aged 65)
Burial State College, Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 117817007 · View Source
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ARTHUR VON KROGH ANDERSON, b. February 27, 1890, Monrevideo, Minn, [wife Edith Elizabeth Huntington, b. July 18, 1897, Bloomington, Ind. Married December 27, 1923, at Bloomington.] Arthur Anderson attended Windom College at Montevideo, Minn., 1908-09; graduated with B.S. in agriculture from the University of Minnesota in 1913; M.S., 1915; and Ph.D. in biochemistry in 1923. Was Shevlin Fellow, 1915-16. He was head of the chemistry department at St. Olaf College in 1916-18. In 1918-19 he was second lieutenant in the Sanitary Corps, U.S. Army. Attended army schools at Rockefeller Institute, New York City, and Yale University. Served at base hospital Camp Meade, Md. He was first lieutenant in the Sanitary Corps Reserve from 1919-39. In 1919-20 he was instructor in chemistry at the University of Minnesota, and from 1920-23 an instructor in agricultural biochemistry. In 1923 he went to Pennsylvania State College1 as associate professor of physiological chemistry, and in 1929 was promoted to professor. He was the author of "Essentials of Physiological Chemistry" and "Laboratory Experiments in Physiological Chemistry," the former now in the fourth edition, and the latter in the second edition; used as texts in more than one hundred colleges and universities. He published about twenty-five articles in scientific journals on various biochemical subjects, including blood chemistry and fungus metabolism. He was a member of Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Gamma Sigma Delta, Gamma Alpha, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Gamma Rho; American Chemical Society, past president of the Central Pennsylvania section, Pennsylvania Academy of Science; Pennsylvania Chemical Society (founder); American Association of University Professors; and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (fellow). On June 30, 1955 he retired from his work at the University. [Shortly before retirement he was singularly honored at a dinner party, when the program for the evening closely followed the TV show "This is your life."] He died suddenly on July 8, 1955.  Children are Barbara, Mary, Rebecca, and Arthur, Jr.. Residence, 123 South Sparks Street, State College, Pa.



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  • Created by: Melinda Klitz
  • Added: 29 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 117817007
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Arthur Von Krogh Anderson (27 Feb 1890–8 Jul 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 117817007, citing Centre County Memorial Park, State College, Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Melinda Klitz (contributor 46927149) .