Biographical Memoirs

Published since 1877, Biographical Memoirs feature the life histories and selected bibliographies of deceased members. All of the memoirs published since 1877 are available online as PDFs:

Armand Borel (1923-2003)

Armand Borel (1923-2003) »
by Mark Goresky (mathematics)

Arno G. Motulsky (1923-2018)

Arno G. Motulsky (1923-2018) »
by Stanley M. Gartler and Gail P. Jarvik (medical genetics, hematology, and oncology)

Robert A. Berner (1935-2015)

Robert A. Berner (1935-2015) »
by Donald E.Canfield (geology)

Vernon Mountcastle (1918-2015)

Vernon Mountcastle (1918-2015) »
by Michael Merzenich (systems neuroscience)

Konrad Bloch (1912-2000)

Konrad Bloch (1912-2000) »
by Christopher T. Walsh (biochemistry)

Dorothy Cheney (1950-2018)

Dorothy Cheney (1950-2018) »
by Joan Silk (anthropology)

David Chandler (1944-2017)

David Chandler (1944-2017) »
by Hans C. Andersen, Arup K. Chakraborty, and John D. Weeks (applied physical sciences)

Fotis Kafatos (1940-2017)

Fotis Kafatos (1940-2017) »
by Christos Louis and Marian R. Goldsmith (cellular and developmental biology)

E.L. Hahn (1921-2016)

E.L. Hahn (1921-2016) »
by Alexander Pines and Dmitry Budker (physics)

John Archibald Wheeler (1911-2008)

John Archibald Wheeler (1911-2008) »
by Kip S. Thorne (physics)

Kingsley Davis (1908-1997)

Kingsley Davis (1908-1997) »
by Geoffrey McNicoll (social and political sciences)

William N. Lipscomb (1919-2011)

William N. Lipscomb (1919-2011) »
by Douglas C. Rees (biophysics and computational biology)

John W. Tukey (1915-2000)

John W. Tukey (1915-2000) »
by David R. Brillinger (applied mathematical sciences)

Robert McCormick Adams (1926-2018)

Robert McCormick Adams (1926-2018) »
by Thomas E. Levy (anthropology)

Harlan Banks (1913-1998)

Harlan Banks (1913-1998) »
by David L. Dilcher (plant biology)

Ali Javan (1926-2016)

Ali Javan (1926-2016) »
by Robert J. Scully and Marlan O. Scully (physics)

Elias Burstein (1917-2017)

Elias Burstein (1917-2017) »
by James M. Kikkawa, Eugene Mele, Aron Pinczuk, Erio Tosatti, and Arjun G. Yodh (applied physical sciences)

Dean E. Eastman (1940-2018)

Dean E. Eastman (1940-2018) »
by Franz J. Himpsel, Joseph E. Demuth, Ella Mae Eastman, Peter E. King, and Thomas N. Theis (applied physical sciences)

Gordon T. Whyburn (1904-1969)

Gordon T. Whyburn (1904-1969) »
by E. E. Floyd and F. B. Jones (mathematics)

H. Boyd Woodruff (1917-2017)

H. Boyd Woodruff (1917-2017) »
by Joan Wennstrom Bennett and Arnold L. Demain (animal, nutritional, and applied microbial sciences)

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