Many famous personalities were mentioned in the American Dyestuff Reporter in the 1930s but no official awards were created such as the Men of Mark nominees in the 1920s and the Olney Medal winners of the 1940s onward. Here , in no particular rank of importance are:
Bernard R. Armour, 890 – 1949
Director, American Aniline Products and many others
William Brown Bell, 1879 – 1950
President, American Cyanamid Co.
Albert H. Grimshaw, 1884 – 1949
North Carolina State College, Raleigh