Chemist. Born– May 29, 1862, Chapel Hill, N.C. Parents– Kemp Plummer and Martha Ann (Battle) Battle. Married– Alice M. Wilson, November 25, 1885. Children– Two. Education– University of North Carolina, B.S., 1881, Ph.D., 1887. Professor of chemistry at Leonard Medical School, 1886-1897; assistant chemist at the North Carolina Agriculture Experiment Station; state chemist and director of the North Carolina Agriculture Experiment Station; president of Southern Chemical Company in Winston, N.C.; Southern Cotton Oil Company in Savannah, Ga., and Montgomery, Ala., 1902-1906; president of the Battle Laboratory Corporation, 1906-1929. Died July 3, 1929.
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