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Charles A. Schindler Papers, 1959-1966
Charles A. Schindler was born in Boston in 1924. Schindler flew B-29s in World War II before returning to earn a BS degree from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1950. He then returned to active duty in the Air Force where he became a research scientist. Under the direction of the Air Force, he continued his graduate education at the University of Texas at Austin where he earned his doctorate. During his time at UT, Schindler conducted research on the antibiotic Lysostaphin.
Schindler remained in the Air Force and worked on chemical and biological defense systems through the 1960s. Upon leaving the military he taught microbiology at the University of Oklahoma as well as teaching in public schools in Norman, Oklahoma, and serving on the Norman city council. He died in Norman in 2011.
Scholarly articles, research notebooks, and a patent comprise the Charles A. Schindler Papers (1959-1966). The patent and articles concern Shindler's research on the antibiotic Lysostaphin and its effectiveness in fighting staphylococcus.
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Charles A. Schindler Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
This collection was processed by Megan Mummey, November 2009.