Edsel A. Ruddiman Biographical File

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Edsel A. Ruddiman Biographical File
1954 - 1954
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Biographical file includes obituary, Vanderbilt Directory information, bibliography, and other biographical information.

Preferred Citation

Ruddiman, Edsel A. (1864-1954). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Edsel A. Ruddiman received his medical degree from Vanderbilt in 1893 and subsequently taught in the School of Pharmacy, becoming a professor in 1915 and dean of the school in 1919.

Ruddiman left Nashville around 1920 and became chief chemist for John T. Milliken Co. He later returned to his native Detroit to serve as a chemist for Milburn & Williamson and later as a research chemist for his childhood friend, Henry Ford, in 1926.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Chemistry
  • Medical Education
  • Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • Vanderbilt Alumni
  • VUMC History

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