Rudolph August Witthaus biography and facts

Chemist from United States of America

Rudolph August Witthaus (1846-1915) was an American toxicologist, born in New York City. He graduated from Columbia University in 1867, and from the medical department of New York University in 1875; studied in the Sorbonne and the College of France; and was professor of chemistry and toxicology at the universities of New York, Vermont, and Buffalo successively, and at Cornell (1898-1911). He acted as toxicological expert in several famous criminal cases. His publications include: With T. C. Becker he also edited Medical Jurisprudence, Forensic Medicine, and Toxicology (second edition, four volumes, 1906-11), to which he contributed the introduction and volume iv.  ( Wikipedia )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1846
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Chemist

Employment

Company Job title From To
Cornell University

Education

Institution From To
Columbia University

Death

Date of death
1915

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