Stieglitz, Julius

Stieglitz, Julius

(1867–1937) chemist; born in Hoboken, N.J. (brother of Alfred Stieglitz). He was affiliated with the University of Chicago (1892–1933). His research in such fields as molecular rearrangements and stereochemistry helped lay the foundations of physicoorganic chemistry. During World War I, he advised the government on how to overcome shortages of chemicals which had come from Germany.
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