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Marshall Lovejoy Snyder

Born 1907
Died 1969

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American bacteriologist, born July 7, 1907; died March 1969.

Biography of Marshall Lovejoy Snyder

Marshall Lovejoy Snyder was affiliated with the Department of Bacteriology and Public Health and the Child Research Council, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Hospitals, Denver, Colorado; and the Department of Bacteriology, Dental School, University of Oregon, Portland, Oregon.

We thank Patrick Jucker-Kupper, Switzerland, for information submitted.

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