Nebraska Authors

Witold Saski

AKA: Dr. Witold Saski

Born 1909-12-04 (POLAND)

Died 2006-08-04
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Lincoln, NE (USA)
Lincoln Memorial Park

Crossing Many Bridges covers his lifetime experiences from his childhood in Poland during World War I through his family's 1920 flight from the Soviet-Russian occupiers, his imprisonment in Russia, and his schooling and professional achievements.

Places Lived

Missoula, MT
Lincoln, NE
San Francisco, CA

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Nonfiction


Medicine; Memoirs


Master of Pharmacy Degree, 1933, Stefan Batory University, Wilno, POLAND
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree, 1946, Universita di Bologna, ITALY
Diploma in Ophthaimics (Optometry), 1950, Institute of Optical Science, London, ENGLAND
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, 1954, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Industrial Worker
Law Enforcement Officer
Analytical Chemist

Places Worked

L. Spiess and Son Pharmaceutical Company, Warsaw, POLAND
Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Intern, Warsaw, POLAND
Bultrode Street Medical Clinic, London, ENGLAND
British Ministry of Health, London, ENGLAND
University of Montana, Missoula, MT
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE (1952-1975)
University of California, San Francisco, CA
U.S. Academy of Sciences


U.S. Academy of Sciences Envoy to Poland


U.S. Academy of Sciences
Polish Pharmacy Abroad Association, President


Crossing Many Bridges: Memoirs of a Pharmacist in Poland, the Soviet Union, the Middle East, Italy, the United Kingdom, and Nebraska. 1988.

Author of nearly 50 publications including laboratory research papers, the lab-textbook (co-authored), review papers, about 300 abstracts from the Italian and Russian literature published in the International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, Washington, D.C.

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