Monday, October 11, 2010

Hans T. Clarke

Fred had a close relationship with Hans T. Clarke, D.Sc., who in 1928, was head of the Department of Biological Chemistry at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. Clarke was a professor at Columbia University from 1928 to 1956. During that time Fred's sister, Marianna R. Bovarnick, was a student of Dr. Clarke's when he was at Columbia. She became a beloved friend of the Clarke family.

In 1947, Fred married his youngest daughter, Heidi Clarke, and, they had two daughters (Sarah and Ruth).

Fred and Dr. Clarke became colleagues for a brief period when Dr. Clarke had a research position at Yale University for nearly 8 years starting in 1956.

(You can download a Biographical Memoir of Dr. Clarke by Hubert Vickery)

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