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Fritz Salomon

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Fritz Salomon (c1841-1898)

1898 Obituary [1]

FRITZ SALOMON died at Constance on October 26, 1898, after a short illness.

Born at Brunswick in 1849, he was trained as a pharmaceutical chemist, having studied natural science at the University of Leipzig, where he graduated as Doctor of Philosophy. He subsequently became well known for the chemical memoirs published by him when acting as assistant at Leipzig and at Basel.

In 1870 he left Switzerland and was appointed lecturer at his native town of Brunswick, where he became acquainted with Mr. F. A. Krupp, who in 1883 appointed him chemist at his cast steel works.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1893, and took an active part in the Stockholm meeting in August last.

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