Herbert Newby McCoy
Herbert Newby McCoy (1870–1945) was a chemist who taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Utah and was the vice-president of Lindsay Light & Chemical Company. He wrote Introduction to General Chemistry (1919) with his wife-to-be, Ethel Terry and contributed to numerous papers on physical chemistry, radioactivity and rare earths.
- McCoy was born in Richmond, Indiana, on June 29, 1870 
- BS (1892) and MS (1893), Purdue University 
- Ph.D, University of Chicago, 1898 
- Assistant professor, University of Utah, 1899–1901
- Taught at University of Chicago, 1901–17
- Became vice-president, Lindsay Light & Chemical Company, in 1919 
- President of Carnotite Reduction Company in Chicago 
- Wrote Introduction to General Chemistry (1919) with his wife-to-be, Ethel Terry 
- Contributed to numerous papers on physical chemistry, radioactivity and rare earths
- Awarded Willard Gibbs medal, 1937
- Died May 7, 1945 Los Angeles, California.
- The Herbert Newby McCoy Award was established in 1964 by Mrs. Ethel Terry McCoy in honor of her husband.