Josse M

General Information
Last Name: 
Josse
First Name: 
Martin
Gender: 
Male
Date First Recorded: 
1770
Date Last Recorded: 
1772
Approximate DOD: 
1775
Countries Active In: 
France
Towns and Regions Active In: 
Paris
Education
Qualifications: 
1762: maître epicier
Activities and Career
Active in Chemistry: 
Yes
Chemical Activities: 
manufacturer of acids
Published on Chemistry: 
No
Notes: 
fl 1772 described as 'marchand de produits pharmaceutiques en gros tout ce qui concerne la droguerie, la pharmacie et la chymie, rue des Cinq Diamans.'
By the time of his death (between1772 and 1776) he was probably making acids, a business continued by his widow (fl 8/80). She was not listed as an apothecary in 1777 but was by 1789.
1762: maître epicier. fl 1765; epicier, faubourg St Antoine. fl 70: described as marchand-epicier-apothicaire, rue des Cinq Diamans, selling, in particular, drogues pour les remedes de toutes sortes and chocolat, and making various types of glue. He had probably purchased the office of apothicaire des mousquetaires noirs between 1765 and 1770 which gave him the privilege of opening a pharmacy in Paris.
Primary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
1765
Detailed Reference: 
1772, p. 335
Detailed Reference: 
Reg 33, for his son, PG Josse