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Abraham Cressy Morrison circa 1920
Abraham Cressy Morrison circa 1920

Abraham Cressy Morrison (1888-1951) was an American chemist. He was President of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Personal life

He was known to his close friends as "Cressy". His wife was the former Marguerite Snow of New York. He loved to fish and entertain at their summer home on Deer Isle, south of Bangor, Maine.

Notable work

Morrison published a book called Man in a Chemical World: The Service of Chemical Industry (New York: Scribner's Sons, 1937). It is a work on science for the general reader. He is better known for his book Man Does Not Stand Alone, which was published in 1944. His largest work was The Baking Powder Controversy (New York: American Baking Powder Association, 1904–07). This is a work in two volumes on the history of the baking powder industry in the U.S.

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