Harold (Hal) Johnston | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 91 Issue 8 | p. 44 | Obituaries
Issue Date: February 25, 2013

Harold (Hal) Johnston

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Harold (Hal) Johnston, 92, a pioneering atmospheric chemist and professor emeritus of chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, died on Oct. 20, 2012.

Born in Woodstock, Ga., Johnston earned an A.B. in chemistry from Emory University in 1941. The following year, after beginning graduate studies at California Institute of Technology, he joined a secret war project at the institute that involved laboratory and fieldwork on defense against possible new war gases. He completed a . . .

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