Dr. Jacques Loeh, head of the physiology division of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, and widely-known scientist, died Monday night in Hamilton, Bermuda of heart trouble.
Dr. Leob had been in Bermuda since February 4. He was accompanied by Mrs. Loeb, Miss Anne Loeh, Mrs. Ivy L. Lee and Miss Alice Lee. He had paid an annual visit to the islands for the past several years, engaging in research work at his marine laboratory in Hamilton.
Dr. Leob’s body will be sent to New York accompanied by members of the family.
Professor Loeb had been head of the division of general physiology of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research since 1910. He was recently declared to be among the world’s ten greatest scientists and biologists. Dr. Loeb was born in Germany in 1859, coming to this country late in the nineteenth century. He was best known in scientific circles for his eleven years’ study of the new theory of the physical and chemical composition of colloids. He was the author of a score of scientific books dealing with all aspects of biology.
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