Obituary: Harold A. Nash | August 7, 2017 Issue - Vol. 95 Issue 32 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 95 Issue 32 | p. 36 | Obituaries
Issue Date: August 7, 2017

Obituary: Harold A. Nash

Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS News, obituaries

Harold A. Nash, 97, died on April 22, 2016, in Woodcliff Lake, N.J.

“His early research was focused on biologically active compounds from plants and microorganisms as an employee of the Pitman-Moore Co. and the Dow Chemical Co. Later, he led a research team focused on the development of contraceptives such as the subdermal implant known as Norplant.”—family of Harold Nash

Most recent title: staff scientist, Population Council

Education: B.S., chemistry and agriculture, Oregon State University; Ph.D., biochemistry, Purdue University, 1947

Survivors: wife, Mary; daughters, Sharon Bisaha and Janet Geldert; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren

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