Alfred Bader

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Alfred Bader
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Alfred R. Bader, recipient of the Pittcon Heritage Award, 2009
Born(1924-04-28)April 28, 1924
DiedDecember 23, 2018(2018-12-23) (aged 94)
Alma materQueen's University, Harvard University
Known forAldrich Chemical Company, Aldrichimica Acta
AwardsAmerican Institute of Chemists Gold Medal (1997), Pittcon Heritage Award (2009)
Scientific career
Doctoral advisorLouis Fieser

Alfred Robert Bader, CBE (April 28, 1924 – December 23, 2018) was a Canadian chemist, businessman, philanthropist, and collector of fine art. He was called by the Chemical & Engineering News poll of 1998 to be one of the "Top 75 Distinguished Contributors to the Chemical Enterprise" during C&EN's 75-year history.[1]

Bader in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on December 23, 2018 from heart failure at the age of 94.[2]

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  1. Slade, Diana; Rouhi, Maureen (January 12, 1998). "Contributors to the Chemical Enterprise: C&EN's Top 75". Chemical & Engineering News. 75th Anniversary Issue. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  2. Alfred Bader: Chemical company magnate, Milwaukee philanthropist dies at age 94