Brother Alexander Fleming
August 6th 1881 – March 11th 1955
Sancta Maria Lodge No. 2682, London, England
Also Member of Misericordi Lodge No. 3286, London, England
Junior Grand Warden, United Grand Lodge of England: 1942
Recipient of the Distinguished Service Citation of the Grand Lodge of New York
Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist. His best-known discoveries are the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the antibiotic substance benzyl-penicillin (Penicillin G) from the mold Penicillium notatum in 1928, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Howard Florey and Ernst Boris Chain. He wrote many articles on bacteriology, immunology, and chemotherapy.