PAUL LELAND KIRK

Introduction: hi I am tommy and I will be telling you about Paul kirk I hope you enjoyed. Paul Kirk was born on the 9th of May 1902 in the city of Colorado Springs, in the United States of America. He died on the 5th of June 1970. His education was at Ohio State University, University of California and Berkeley. In 1929 Paul became a professor of Biochemistry at UC Berkeley. Paul kirk was a chemist and forensic scientist. He participated in the Manhattan Project where he specialized in microscopy. Kirk first became interested in forensic science in his early days as a teacher. This evolved after a student asked if he could determine if a dog had died from poisoning. In 1929 Paul became a Professor of Biochemistry at UC Berkeley. Kirk became a leader of UC Berkeley’s Criminology program. Dr Kirk was associated with Berkeley for many years which included from his graduate studies until he died in 1927. During the last two decades of his life Dr Kirk studied many crimes. Many criminology technique that are used to solve crimes today have been developed by him. He is truly a great man of his field. The contribution of Paul Kirk to forensic science is beyond estimation. Those of us who daily use those techniques so carefully developed by him and through him stand in a great debt and mourn his passing. http://texts.cdlib.org/view?docId=hb6h4nb3q7&doc.view=frames&chunk.id=div00025&toc.depth=1&toc.id= http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_L._Kirk

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