Unknown Bergen County, NJ newspaper: c. 1953
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Dr. Albert Schatz, Fair Lawn Man, Among Top 10 In U.S. For '53
Dr. Albert Schatz, Professor of Microbiology and Director of Research
Laboratories, National Agricultural College, was chosen by the
United States Junior Chamber of Commerce as one of the Ten Outstanding
Young Men of 1953. Dr. Schatz is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Julius
Schatz, 15-02 11th St., Fair Lawn.
The ten men, all between the ages of 21 and 36, were chosen, for
the honor by a board of nationally known judges in an annual selection
sponsored since 1938.
Dr. Schatz, a 33 year old microbiologist, has become world renowned
for his work on microorganisms, through which he became co-discoverer
As Director of the Research, Laboratories at the National Agricultural
College Dr. Schatz is working on projects dealing with attempts to
understand cancer formation, new ways to diagnose and treat multiple
sclerosis, new ways to control plant diseases, and many other
important and timely projects.
Dr. Schatz is the author and coauthor of more than fifty scientific
publications. He is also the author of a recent text on microbiology.
In September, 1953, Dr. Schatz was appointed as one of six
vice-presidents at the Sixth International Congress for Microbiology
held in Rome; Italy. lie was one of the youngest men ever to receive
such an appointment.
Dr. Schatz has, and is continuing to, devote his life to human
welfare, to a longer and healthier life, cheaper production of food.
and the better control of natural resources.