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Biographical Memoirs: Volume 62 (1993)

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Suggested Citation:"HONORS." National Academy of Sciences. 1993. Biographical Memoirs: Volume 62. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/2201.
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MAX LUDWIG HENNING DELBRÜCK 108 German by Dr. P. M. Gresshoff), Dr. D. R. Smith (D.R.S.), Professor G. S. Stent (G.S.S.), and Dr. J. D. Watson (J.D.W.). (The initials in brackets indicate the sources of quotations in the text.) FAMILY Married: 2 August 1941, Pasadena, California, to Mary Adeline Bruce (born 1917 in Butte, Montana, U.S.A.), daughter of James Latimer Bruce, mining engineer, and Leah Hills Bruce. Children: son, Jonathan, born 1947 in Nashville, Tennessee; daughter, Nicola, born 1949 in Pasadena, California; son, Tobias, born 1960 in Pasadena, California; daughter, Ludina, born 1962 in Cologne, W. Germany. HONORS Election to U.S. National Academy of Sciences—1949 American Academy of Arts and Sciences—1959 Royal Danish Academy—1960 Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina—1963 Royal Society of London, Foreign Member—1967 Académie des Sciences, Paris, Associé Étranger—1979 Honorary Degrees Copenhagen University—1965: Doctor of Philosophy University of Chicago—1967: Doctor of Science Heidelberg University—1968 Harvard University—1971: Doctor of Science Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota, U.S.A.—1977: Doctor of Science University of Southern California—1981: Doctor of Science Göttingen University—1981: Doctor of Philosophy (to commemorate 50th anniversary of first degree) Awards Kimber Medal for Genetics (U.S. Academy of Science)—1964 Gregor Mendel Medal (Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher-Leopoldina) —1967 Gross-Horwitz Prize (Columbia University)—1969 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine—1969

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Biographic Memoirs: Volume 62 contains the biographies of deceased members of the National Academy of Sciences and bibliographies of their published works. Each biographical essay was written by a member of the Academy familiar with the professional career of the deceased. For historical and bibliographical purposes, these volumes are worth returning to time and again.

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