Samuel C. Lind

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Samuel Colville Lind (June 15, 1879, McMinnville, Tennessee – February 12, 1965) was a radiation chemist, referred to as "the father of modern radiation chemistry". He was elected a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences in 1930. He served as president of the American Electrochemical Society in 1927 and the American Chemical Society in 1940. Among his awards was the Priestley Medal in 1952.[1][2]


  1. ^ National Academy of Science, Biographical Memoirs, 74, 226-243 (1998).
  2. ^ "Obituary: Samuel Colville Lind". Physics Today. 18 (8): 84. August 1965. doi:10.1063/1.3047663.