American chemist who developed an oil extract which served as the most effective known treatment of leprosy until the 1940’s. She is also notable for having been the first woman and the first African-American to a Master’s degree from the University of Hawaii.
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|FULL NAME:||Alice Ball|
|BIRTH DATE:||July 24, 1892|
|AGE:||127 years old|
Alice Ball is a Chemist. Her grandfather was famous photographer James Presley Ball. Her father, also named James, was a lawyer and newspaper editor. She graduated from Seattle High School in 1910 and earned Bachelor’s degrees in both Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of Washington.
DID YOU KNOW She died at the age of 24 under mysterious circumstances. It is suspected that she may have died from chlorine poisoning, as stated in an article in the Pacific Commercial Advertiser.
FACT She and Saint Elmo Brady are both African-Americans who broke barriers in the field of chemistry.
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Currently, Alice Ball is 127 years old. She will celebrate her 128th birthday on a Sunday, July 24th. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Alice Ball’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, Leo’s life pursuit is to lead the way and a secret desire to be a star. People of this zodiac sign like theater, taking holidays, being admired, expensive things, bright colors and dislike being ignored, facing difficult reality, not being treated like a king or queen. The strengths of this sign are: creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo are Aquarius, Gemini.
Alice Ball was born in the Year of the Dragon. The dragon is a powerful sign. People born under this year are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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