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Waldo Semon
Waldo Lonsbury Semon is an American inventor born in Demopolis, Alabama. He is credited with inventing methods for generating useful polyvinyl chloride.
BornDemopolis, Alabama, U.S.
Died(aged), Hudson, Ohio, U.S.
Alma materUniversity of Washington (B.S, Ph.D.)
Known forPVC
Notable awardsCharles Goodyear Medal (1944), Elliott Cresson Medal (1964)

About Waldo Semon

Chemist Waldo Semon was born on September 10, 1898 in Demopolis, Alabama, United States (He dies at the age of 100, on May 26, 1999).

Polyvinyl chloride - PVC, or simply vinyl - is the second most popular type of plastic invented by chemists. In 1944, he received the Entrepreneur Charles Goodyear Medal, and in 1964, he received the Elliott Cresson Medal.

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Waldo Semon before becoming famous

Waldo Semon was born in the Zodiac sign Virgo (The Maiden), and 1898 is also the year of Dog (狗) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He was attempting to coat metal with rubber, using a synthetic version, when he decided to try PVC, which proved to be elastic and long-lasting.

Achievement of Waldo Semon

His novel substance was low-cost and extremely adaptable, with applications ranging from shock absorbers to electrical insulation.

Waldo Semon's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He was born in Demopolis, Alabama, and relocated to Washington State with his family when he was seven years old.

Waldo Semon Collabed with

Chemist Alexander Parkes, an Englishman, invented the world's first plastic almost 100 years before him, opening the way for Semon and others.

Waldo Semon Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Waldo Semon updated on March 24 2023.