in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; History of Science and Technology. 2859 words.
Carson, Rachel Louise (27 May 1907–14 April 1964), writer and scientist, was born in Springdale, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Robert Warden Carson, a salesman, and Maria Frazier McLean, a...