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Lester George Barth

Lester George Barth, American biologist. member of staff, also trustee Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts; Member International Institute Embryology (Amsterdam), Society Growth and Development, American Society Zoologists.

Background

  • Barth, Lester George was born on June 29, 1905 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Charles and Mary (Schroeder) Barth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Wayne U., 1926. Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1928. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1930.

    Career

    • NCR fellow, Naples, Italy, Berlin, Germany, 1930-1931. National Education fellow University of California, 1941. Professor biology Columbia, from 1950.

      Member of staff, also trustee Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

    Works

    • Author: Embryology, 1950, 54. The Energetics of Development, 1954. Translator: (French) Chemical Embryology, 1950.

      Associate editor Physiological Zoology, 1945-1955.

    Membership

    Member of staff, also trustee Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Member International Institute Embryology (Amsterdam), Society Growth and Development, American Society Zoologists.

    Connections

    • Married Lucena Jaeger, June 9, 1948.
    • father: Charles Barth
    • mother: Mary (Schroeder) Barth
    • spouse: Lucena Jaeger
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    Died February 25, 1979
    (aged 73)
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