American biochemist who earned the 1955 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for isolating, identifying, and synthesizing oxytocin. He spent his profession exploring sulfur, proteins, and peptides. He examined chemistry on the School of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was an associate from the Alpha Chi Sigma fraternity while at the School of Illinois in 1930. He wedded Zella Zon Ford in 1924, and remained wedded to her until her loss of life over fifty years afterwards. He gained the Nobel Award in Chemistry four years after fellow American chemist Glenn Seaborg do.