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Professor Percy Faraday Frankland (1858-1946) CBE FRS, was a British chemist.

1858 October 3rd. Born the second son of Edward Frankland in South Hampstead, London

Percy Frankland was Demonstrator and Lecturer in Chemistry at the Royal School of Mines (1880–1888), Professor of Chemistry at University College, Dundee (now University of Dundee) (1888–1894) and Professor of Chemistry at Mason Science College (which later became Birmingham University) (1894–1919). He applied bacteriology to water analysis and studied the chemical aspects of fermentation. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in June 1891.

1882 Married Grace Toynbee the daughter of Joseph Toynbee.

Frankland received an honorary doctorate (LL.D.) from the University of St Andrews in February 1902. He was awarded a CBE in 1920 and elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

1946 October 28th. Died at Loch Awe in Argyllshire, Scotland.

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