Fred McLafferty

Midland Section ACS Treasurer 1953, Secretary 1954, Chairman-Elect 1955, Chairman 1956 (until June of that year), Dow Eastern Research Laboratory Director, professor, World War II veteran, and more!

Fred McLafferty was one of the inventors of gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) with Roland Gohlke in 1955 at The Dow Chemical Company in Midland, MI.

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Video Interview of Dr. McLafferty by Dr. Héctor D. Abruña 

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