In Memoriam: Hilton H. Mollenhauer

October 1, 2021

MSA is sad to announce that Hilton H. Mollenhauer of Austin, Texas passed away on September 20, 2021. Born on August 31, 1924 in Yorktown, Texas he received a BS and MS, and then a PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He eventually made electron microscopy his life's work, and is especially remembered for his papers dealing with consideration and use of epoxy resins, and on the Golgi apparatus. He worked for many years at Texas A&M, and then at the USDA Veterinary Toxicology Lab at College Station, from which he retired in 1992. He received the MSA Crowley award in 1998, and he published two books: The Golgi Apparatus: The First 100 Years (with D. James, 2009) and Just Some Memories (Sept., 2020). His article Success in Science: Reflections of a Retired Scientist appeared in Microscopy Today , Volume 4 , Issue 8 , October 1996 , pp. 10 – 11.