Herbert Newby McCoy
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Herbert Newby McCoy (June 29, 1870 – May 7, 1945) was an American chemist who taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Utah and was the vice-president of Lindsay Light & Chemical Company.
- 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 at Purdue University was established in 1964 by Mrs. Ethel Terry McCoy in honor of her husband.
- "Finding Aid for the Herbert Newby McCoy Papers, ca. 1903-1944". UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Retrieved 22 October 2018.
- "The Herbert Newby McCoy Award". Purdue University. Retrieved 22 October 2018.
- McCoy, Herbert Newby; Terry, Ethel Mary (1920). Introduction to General Chemistry. Retrieved 22 October 2018.