Today in History: Chemist Percy Julian was Born

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Chemist Percy Julian

On this day in 1899 Chemist Percy Julian was born

Chemist Percy Julian was born in Montgomery, Alabama. He studied at DePauwm, Fisk, Harvard and Vienna (Germany) Universities.

In his lifetime he discovered several artificial substances including one that made paint water-tight, cortisone and a fire suppressing foam.

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