Sanford Jackson

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Sanford Jackson (born in Port Arthur, now Thunder Bay, Ontario) was a prominent Canadian biochemist.

Jackson graduated from the University of Toronto in chemical engineering and pathological chemistry. He was research biochemist and biochemist-in-chief at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children 1937-1974.

Jackson was a founding member of the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists and the Ontario Society of Clinical Chemists. He invented the bilirubinometer which measures the amount of bilirubin in blood.

Jackson died in Toronto 4 September 2000 age 91.

Sanford's uncle, Clarence Hugh Jackson, was mayor of Fort William, Ontario in 1904.

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