Leslie Eleazer Orgel. 12 January 1927 — 27 October 2007

@article{Dunitz2013LeslieEO,
  title={Leslie Eleazer Orgel. 12 January 1927 — 27 October 2007},
  author={Jack D Dunitz and Gerald F. Joyce},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  year={2013},
  pages={277 - 289}
}
Leslie Eleazer Orgel was a theoretical chemist and investigator of the origins of life who made deep and lasting contributions to both of these scientific areas. He was born in London, UK, on 12 January 1927, the second of three children of Simon and Deborah (Gnivisch) Orgel. His elder brother, Nevill, was born on 2 July 1922 and died on 28 December 1957. His younger sister, Delia, was born on 19 June 1933 and currently resides in Silver Spring, Maryland. Leslie Orgel died on 27 October 2007 in… Expand

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