Morgan, Gilbert T Unknown - 1870

British Chemist born 1870 and educated at Finsbury Technical College. From 1889, Morgan was employed as assistant chemist for five years in the firm of Read Holliday & Co., dye manufacturers, at Huddersfield. In 1894 he returned to academia at the Royal College of Science. in 1912 he was appointed professor of chemistry at the Royal College of Science in Dublin; in 1916 he returned to Finsbury as professor in succession to Meldola, and in 1919 he was elected Mason professor of chemistry at Birmingham University. In 1925, he became the first director of the Chemical Research Laboratory in Teddington.

Morgan was appointed OBE in 1920 and knighted in 1936.