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RETTGER, LEO FREDERICK: 1874-

Leo Frederick Rettger was born in Huntingburg, Ind., on March 17, 1874. His parents were John Henry and Mary Catherine Woellner Rettger. He received the following degrees from Indiana University: A.B. in 1896, A.M. in 1897, and an honorary LL.D. in 1931. He earned a Ph.D. degree from Yale University in 1902. On June 9, 1903, he married Clara V. Snyder and they had one son, James Frederick. Rettger began his career as an assistant in bacteriology and chemistry at Indiana University in 1897. He joined the faculty of Yale University in 1902 where he was appointed professor emeritus in 1942. He was president of the Society of American Bacteriologists, 1916, and the North American Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, 1932.

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  • A Treatise on the Transformation of the Intestinal Flora, with Special Reference to the Implantation of Bacillus Acidophilus (withHarry A. Cheplin). New Haven, Conn., 1921.Search "A Treatise on the Transformation of the Intestinal Flora, with
                                        Special Reference to the Implantation of Bacillus Acidophilus" by RETTGER, LEO FREDERICK: 1874- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Lactobacillus Acidophilus and Its Therapeutic Application (with others). New Haven, Conn., 1935.Search "Lactobacillus Acidophilus and Its Therapeutic Application (with
                                        others)" by RETTGER, LEO FREDERICK: 1874- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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