Biography of Harvey Washington Wiley


Wiley, Harvey Washington. Chief of Bureau of Chemistry, United States Department of Agriculture, 1883-1912. Born in Kent, IN, in 1844. Graduate of Hanover College, 1867 (Ph.D., LL.D.); Harvard, 1873. Professor of chemistry, Purdue University, and state chemist of Indiana, 1874-83. Professor of agricultural chemistry in graduate school, Columbia (now George Washington) University, since 1899. Author: "Principles and Practice of Agricultural Chemistry," "Songs of Agricultural Chemists." Also 60 government bulletins and 225 scientific papers.