David Samuel, 3rd Viscount Samuel
Samuel was the son of Edwin Samuel, 2nd Viscount Samuel, and the grandson of Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel. He was a second cousin of Rosalind Franklin. He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, and served in the Royal Artillery in the Second World War in India, Burma and Sumatra, reaching the rank of captain. He then commenced a distinguished academic career, and was one of the founding fathers of the faculty of chemistry at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Late in his career, his scientific interests moved from physical chemistry (particularly chemical kinetics) to neurobiology. He was the author of over 300 publications as well as the book Memory: How We Use It, Lose It and Can Improve It.
- Hansard, entry for Mr. David Samuel, at link above
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Viscount Samuel
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Edwin Herbert Samuel
Dan Judah Samuel
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