Levinstein, Herbert

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LEVINSTEIN, HERBERT (1878–1956), British industrial chemist. Levinstein entered his father's firm in Manchester. He took out many patents on sulfur dyes, azo dyestuffs, and intermediates. In 1919 his firm amalgamated and became the Dyestuffs Division of Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd. Levinstein received many awards and held many positions in chemical and dyeing organizations including president of the Society of Chemical Industry of which his father had also been president.