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Charles Holmes Herty (1867-1938), US chemist. Herty studied at the University of Georgia and Johns Hopkins University, obtaining his doctorate in 1890 and working as a chemistry professor. He also worked on applications in the paper mill industry and the collection of resin in the turpentine industry. He founded the Herty Turpentine Cup Company in 1909 and the Savannah Paper and Pulp Laboratory in 1932. Herty served as President of the American Chemical Society (1915-16) and the first President (1921) of the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association. Photograph by Alman and Company photographic studio, New York, USA.
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