Wilbur Scoville

Wilbur Scoville bio

Birth Name: Wilbur Scoville

Occupation: Doctor

Place Of Birth: Bridgeport

Date Of Birth: January 22, 1865

Date Of Death: March 10, 1942

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Wilbur Scoville was born on the 22nd of January, 1865. He was popular for being a Doctor. Pharmacist who became best known for devising the Scoville Organoleptic Test which measures the spiciness of chili peppers. The pungency of chili peppers is now standardized as the Scoville scale. He authored the book The Art of Compounding.

Wilbur Scoville was born in Bridgeport. He was working at the Parke-Davis pharmaceutical company in 1912 when he devised the test. Google celebrated his 151st birthday with a doodle on their homepage. He was the recipient of the Ebert prize from the American Pharmaceutical Association in 1922 and the Remington Honor Medal in 1929.

Wilbur Scoville was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Wilbur Scoville was born in 1860s.

Wilbur Scoville 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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Wilbur Scoville was born in the Year of the Ox.

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REAL NAME: Wilbur Scoville
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Wilbur Scoville was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Wilbur Scoville was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

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

Wilbur Scoville’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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