James B. Sumner

James B. Sumner bio

Birth Name: James B. Sumner

Occupation: Chemist

Place Of Birth: Massachusetts

Date Of Birth: November 19, 1887

Date Of Death: August 12, 1955

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

James B. Sumner was born on the 19th of November, 1887. He was best known for being a Chemist. An American chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1946 for discovering enzyme that could be crystallized. He was a member of both the National Academy of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

James B. Sumner was born in Massachusetts. He obtained a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University in 1910. His left arm had to be amputated below the elbow after he was accidentally shot by a friend while hunting as a teenager.

James B. Sumner was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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James B. Sumner was born in 1880s.

James B. Sumner is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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James B. Sumner’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on James B. Sumner’s parents.

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Personal Life

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James B. Sumner was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME: James B. Sumner
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: James B. Sumner was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: James B. Sumner was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: James B. Sumner had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

James B. Sumner’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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