Armed with an education in agriculture and bacteriology, he helped save lives as a British sanitation officer during WWI and taught farming skills to soldiers returning to civilian life post-war.
A fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Golding helped develop a process of curing canned cheese, a simple test to detect bacteria in milk and a rapid, reliable test for measuring nonfat milk solids.
“He was always inventing something,” said a student who helped develop Cougar Gold cheese. “Dr. Golding was the Thomas A. Edison of WSU.”
Read more about Golding in a recent article on the WSU Creamery website at http://creamery.wsu.edu/about-us/drgolding/.