The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Linus Carl Pauling
Professor of Chemistry
"For the extraordinary scope and power of his imagination, which has led to basic contributions in such diverse fields as structural chemistry and the nature of chemical bonding, molecular biology, immunology, and the nature of genetic diseases."
1974 Medal presented by President Ford at a White House Ceremony on September 18, 1975. Note: Dr. Pauling is the only person to individually receive two Nobel Laureates - 1954 for Chemistry; 1963 for Peace.