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KAY, William Edward FCS

Forenames: William Edward

Last name: KAY

Titles and Honours: FCS

Date of birth: 1855-01-01

Date of death: 1938-01-01

Date of Election: 1919-10-21

Honorary Member? No

Obituaries: 1939, P83, p 3-4

Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No


Place of Residence: Broughton, M'cr


Member of Council, 1926-30, c'ttee, Chemical section. From M'cr Chemical Club Incorporation: development of chemistry of dyestuffs at time of transition from period of "natural" dyewares to greater use of synthetic processes. Chief chemist of Calico Printers Assocn. 1880, Dalton chemical scholarship for original work on sulphides of vanadium

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