in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Limnology (Freshwater); Organization and Management of Education. 863 words.
Birge, Edward Asahel (07 September 1851–09 June 1950), limnologist and president of the University of Wisconsin, was born in Troy, New York, the son of Edward White Birge, a carpenter,...