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Ashby, Eric, Baron Ashby

Alan Burges and Richard J. Eden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Botany. 4221 words.

Ashby, Eric, Baron Ashby (1904–1992), botanist and university administrator, was born on 24 August 1904 at 12 Fairlop Road, north Leyton, London, the eldest of three sons of Herbert Charles...

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Beadle, George Wells

Richard M. Burian.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Genetics and Genomics. 1962 words.

Beadle, George Wells (22 October 1903–09 June 1989), geneticist and university president, was the son of Hattie Albro and Chauncey Elmer Beadle, farmers near Wahoo, Nebraska. He was raised...

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Berry, Edward Wilber

Ellis L. Yochelson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Palaeontology; Botany. 929 words.

Berry, Edward Wilber (10 February 1875–20 September 1945), paleobotanist, teacher, and university administrator, was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of Abijah Conger Berry and Anna...

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Bunting, Mary

Linda Eisenmann.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Microbiology; Education. 1309 words.

Bunting, Mary (10 July 1910–21 January 1998), college educator and microbiologist, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the eldest child of Henry Andrews Ingraham, a lawyer, and Mary Shotwell...

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Burnett, Sir John Harrison

Stefan Buczacki.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Botany. 1417 words.

Burnett, Sir John Harrison (1922–2007), botanist and university administrator, was born on 21 January 1922 in Ripon, Yorkshire, the son of Thomas Harrison Burnett (1887–1970), Methodist...

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Carpenter, William Benjamin

Roger Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Organization and Management of Education. 1494 words.

Carpenter, William Benjamin (1813–1885), biologist and university administrator, was born in Exeter on 29 October 1813, the fourth child and eldest son of Dr Lant Carpenter (1780–1840) and...

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Elvehjem, Conrad Arnold

Patricia Dwyer-Hallquist.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Biochemistry. 1440 words.

Elvehjem, Conrad Arnold (27 May 1901–27 July 1962), biochemist and university administrator, was born near McFarland, Wisconsin, the son of Ole Johnson Elvehjem and Christine Lewis,...

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Hentz, Nicholas Marcellus

E. D. Lloyd-Kimbrel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Organization and Management of Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1937 words.

Hentz, Nicholas Marcellus (25 July 1797–04 November 1856), entomologist, educator, and miniaturist, was born in Versailles, France (although he is also recorded as being a native of Metz),...

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Jordan, David Starr

Roger L. Geiger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Organization and Management of Education. 1845 words.

Jordan, David Starr (19 January 1851–19 September 1931), naturalist and educator, was born in Gainesville, New York, the son of Hiram Jordan and Huldah Hawley, farmers. Jordan obtained his...

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Little, Clarence Cook

Karen Rader.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural world, Country Life, and Pets; Organization and Management of Education; Genetics and Genomics; Science and Mathematics. 2204 words.

Little, Clarence Cook (06 October 1888–22 December 1971), scientist and educator, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the son of James Lovell Little, a Boston merchant, and Mary Robbins...

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