Vogel, Arthur Israel

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VOGEL, ARTHUR ISRAEL (1905–1966), British organic chemist. Born and educated in London, he spent his career at Woolwich Polytechnic (London) from 1932. In 1934 he became head of the department of chemistry. He was the author of textbooks known and used throughout the world: Elementary Practical Chemistry (1936), Textbook of Qualitative Chemical Analysis (1937), Textbook of Quantitative Chemical Analysis (1939), A Textbook of Practical Organic Chemistry (1948), and Elementary Practical Organic Chemistry (1957), each of which ran to several editions.