Good, Mary L.

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Good, Mary L. Gender: F
Mary Emma Lowe
born on 20 June 1931 at 21:20 (= 9:20 PM )
Place Grapevine, Texas, 32n56, 97w05
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 28°48' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 04°01 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 24°49'

Mary L. Good (21 August 2004)
photo: Staff photographer, license cc-by-sa-3.0


American inorganic chemist who worked academically, in industrial research and in government. Dr. Good contributed to the understanding of catalysts such as ruthenium which activate or speed up chemical reactions. She held high-level positions in the academic, industrial, and government sectors, where she was a strong proponent of science, science education, and women in science.

Good served as the Under Secretary for Technology in the United States Department of Commerce from 1993 to 1997 under President Bill Clinton. She briefly served as Acting United States Secretary of Commerce from 3 April 1996 to 12 April 1996.

She received a number of significant awards including the Garvan–Olin Medal, the Othmer Gold Medal, the Priestley Medal, and the Vannevar Bush Award.

Mary L. Good died at her home in Little Rock, Arkansas on 20 November 2019 at the age of 88.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Relationship : Marriage 1952 (Bill Jewel Good)
  • Work : Great Achievement 1955 (PhD)

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield.


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (MS, PhD)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two sons)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 88)
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Science : Chemistry
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award