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 Leon Laizer Watters

Leon Laizer Watters

Birth
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 17 Apr 1967 (aged 89)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 1695 · View Source
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Scientist. Born Leon Laizer Watters in Clarion, Utah, he was the first chemist to demonstrate the uses of liquid air and contributed work on colloidal properties of proteins. He is most noted as the developer of sterile catgut used in surgery and medical work. He also is the author of "The Pioneer Jews of Utah: Studies in American Jewish History" (1952).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 1695
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leon Laizer Watters (13 Nov 1877–17 Apr 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1695, citing BNai Israel Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .