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:

Waldo Wedel (1908-1996)

Waldo Wedel (1908-1996) »
by John O'Shea (anthropology)

Bohdan Paczynski (1940-2007)

Bohdan Paczynski (1940-2007) »
by Bruce T. Draine (astronomy)

Eugene D. Commins (1932-2015)

Eugene D. Commins (1932-2015) »
by Persis S. Drell (physics)

Don L. Anderson (1933-2014)

Don L. Anderson (1933-2014) »
by Thorne Lay (geology)

Andrew A. Benson (1917-2015)

Andrew A. Benson (1917-2015) »
by Bob B. Buchanan, Roland Douce, Govindjee, Harmut K. Lichtenthaler and Roger E. Summons (plant biology)

Linday S. Olive (1917-1988)

Linday S. Olive (1917-1988) »
by Maarten Chrispeels (plant biology)

William R. Dickinson (1931-2015)

William R. Dickinson (1931-2015) »
by Jon Spencer (geology)

Martin L. Perl (1927-2014)

Martin L. Perl (1927-2014) »
by Gary Feldman, John Jaros, and Rafe H. Schindler (physics)

Lincoln Wolfenstein (1923-2015)

Lincoln Wolfenstein (1923-2015) »
by Barry R. Holstein (physics)

Seymour Lipset (1922-2006)

Seymour Lipset (1922-2006) »
by Claude S. Fischer and Ann Swidler (social and political sciences)

Bruce Winstein (1943-2011)

Bruce Winstein (1943-2011) »
by Melvyn J. Shochet and Michael S. Turner (physics)

Anthony F.C. Wallace (1923-2015)

Anthony F.C. Wallace (1923-2015) »
by Greg Urban (anthropology)

Donald E. White (1914-2002)

Donald E. White (1914-2002) »
by L.J. Patrick Muffler (geology)

Martin Kruskal (1925-2006)

Martin Kruskal (1925-2006) »
by Percy Deift (mathematics)

Val Fitch (1923-2015)

Val Fitch (1923-2015) »
by A.J. Stewart Smith, James W. Cronin, and Pierre Piroue (physics)

Martin C. Gutzwiller (1925-2014)

Martin C. Gutzwiller (1925-2014) »
by M.V. Berry and D. Baeriswyl (physics)

Robert Connick (1917-2014)

Robert Connick (1917-2014) »
by Gabor Somorjai (chemistry)

Edward Herbert (1926-1987)

Edward Herbert (1926-1987) »
by John P. Adelman (cellular and molecular neuroscience)

Neal L. First (1930-2014)

Neal L. First (1930-2014) »
by R. Michael Roberts and John J. Parrish (animal, nutritional, and applied microbial sciences)

Harold S. Johnston (1920-2012)

Harold S. Johnston (1920-2012) »
by Gabor A. Somorjai (chemistry)

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