Raymond Lemieux

Organic Chemistry

First to synthesize sucrose and many blood chemistry compounds

Birthdate
June 16, 1920

Birthplace
Lac La Biche, Alberta

Date of Death
July 22, 2000

Place of Death
Edmonton, Alberta

Family Members

    Title
    Chemist; University Professor Emeritus

    Office
    University of Alberta

    Status
    Deceased

    Degrees
    • BSc., Chemistry, U. of Alberta, 1943
    • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, McGill, 1946

    Awards
    • Royal Society of London, 1967
    • Officer of the Order of Canada, 1994
    • King Faisal International Prize in Science, 1990
    • NSERC Gold Medal in Science, 1991
    • Alberta Einstein World Award in Science, 1992
    • Wolf Prize for Chemistry, 1999

    Mentor

    Reubin Sandin


    Last Updated
    November 22, 2005

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