June 2, 1929 - August 20, 2021
Jeddeo Paul, 92, PhD, in Biochemistry Born: June 2, 1929 – Passed: August 20, 2021. Jed was born in British Guyana, South America and orphaned at age 3. He was raised by his 14 year old brother and his 10 year old sister. He graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree, 1953, University of London, Kingston Jamaica. He then completed his Master of Science in Biochemistry at the University of London, London England in 1955. He earned his PhD in Medical Biochemistry and Pharmacology in 1958, from the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England. He completed a postdoc in Biochemistry at the University of Birmingham. He was faculty at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. From 1962-1966 he was head of the Division of Chemistry and Soils in the Ministry of Agriculture in British Guyana. He was a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry for 60 years. Since 1966 he has been a member of the American Chemical Society. He worked at the University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport Connecticut, for 38 years, retiring as a full professor. He also served as Head of the Department of Chemistry. He was a Fulbright Professor. He had numerous scientific publications and awards. He trained many undergraduate as well as graduate students. He loved teaching, exercising, and eating fine cuisine. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was most proud of his family. He is survived by his wife Gowrie “Pam" of 62 years, 2 sons Dr. Karam/Sheela Paul, Dr. Dev/Dorothy Paul, daughter Mela/Tom Orkisz, and 6 grandchildren (Alicia/Corey Fitze, Jeremy, Ryan Orkisz; Anju and Dillon Paul; Dr. Jeddeo/Rachel Paul).
Jeddeo Paul, 92, PhD, in Biochemistry Born: June 2, 1929 – Passed: August 20, 2021. Jed was born in British Guyana, South America and orphaned at age 3. He was raised by his 14 year old brother and his 10 year old sister. He graduated... View Obituary & Service Information
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