Julius Arnold Koch

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Julius Arnold Koch
Born (1864-08-15)15 August 1864
Bremen, Germany
Died 10 February 1956(1956-02-10) (aged 91)
Pittsburgh, United States
Nationality German American
Institutions University of Pittsburgh
Known for Gattermann-Koch reaction

Julius Arnold Koch (August 15, 1864 – February 2, 1956) was an American chemist who was born in Germany. Julius Arnold Koch graduated from University of Pittsburgh in 1884. Koch was the first dean of the School of Pharmacy at University of Pittsburgh and held this position until his retirement in 1932. In 1897, he discovered together with Ludwig Gattermann the Gattermann-Koch reaction.[1]


  1. ^ Gattermann, L.; Koch, J. A. (1897). "Eine Synthese aromatischer Aldehyde". Ber. 30: 1622. doi:10.1002/cber.18970300288.