LONDON (Jul. 13)
When the Society of the Chemical Industry convenes here today for its fifticth annual international conference, Dr. Herbert Levistein, noted Manchester scientist and authority on dyestuffs, will be awarded the medal of the Society for outstanding contributions to chemistry. The medal, one of the most coveted of scientific honors, will be given to Dr. Levinstein for his 20 years of devotion to the dyestuff industry.
In connection with the award of the medal to Dr. Levinstein, a former president of the Society, it is recalled that his father, Dr. Ivan Levinstein, was also president of the Society 30 years ago as were the late Lord Melchett and his father, Ludwig Mond. The latter was also awarded the Society’s medal and was one of the five founders of the Society 50 years ago.
Dr. Herbert Levinstein, who did much valuable work during the war on the Chemical Warfare Committee, is known as one of the greatest poison gas experts in the world.