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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Sterling Brown Hendricks

Title: Former Chief Chemist, Beltsville Plant Industry Station
Affiliation:   U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Beltsville, Maryland USA
Gender:   Male

Year Deceased:   1981
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Award Discipline:   Biological Sciences
Award Year:   1975
Citation:   "For the initiation of basic research in the physical and chemical properties of soils and proteins that have profoundly influenced agricultural practices and the production of food plants."
    Presented by President Ford at a White House Ceremony on October 18, 1976.


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