Osborne, Thomas Burr

Osborne, Thomas Burr, 1859–1929, American chemist, b. New Haven, Conn., grad. Yale, 1881. From 1886 he was with the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. An authority on nutrition, especially proteins, he wrote Proteins of the Wheat Kernel (1907) and The Vegetable Proteins (1909, rev. ed. 1924).

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