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SAMUELS, LEO TOLSTOY: 1899-

The son of John MacElvaney and Lillie Alice Davisson Samuels, Leo Tolstoy Samuels was born on Nov. 15, 1899, in Indianapolis, Ind. He earned the A.B. degree in 1925 from Emanuel Missionary College ( Mich. ) and the Ph.D. degree in 1930 from the University of Chicago. He married Barbara Katherine Petrie on March 11, 1935. Samuels taught at Emanuel Missionary College, 1924-27; was a biochemist for the Kellogg Foundation for Cancer Research, 1930-31; and worked as a research biochemist for White Memorial Hospital ( Los Angeles ), 1931-34. He taught at the medical school of the University of Southern California , 1934-37, and the University of Minnesota, 1937-44. He joined the faculty of the University of Utah in 1944 and was head of the department of biochemistry, 1944-64. Samuels received the Fred Conrad Koch Award in 1964.

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