Donald E. Pearson
American chemistDied when: 89 years 298 days (1077 months)
Star Sign: Cancer
Donald Emanuel Pearson "Doc", (June 21, 1914 in Madison, Wisconsin – April 14, 2004 in Nashville, Tennessee) was an American chemist and scientific researcher.
He was a professor of chemistry at Vanderbilt University from 1946 until his retirement as Distinguished Professor Emeritus in 1986.In 1980, Vanderbilt University established the Donald E.
Pearson Award in his honor.Most recently awarded in April 2011, it is presented to a graduating senior for distinguished undergraduate research in chemistry.