Society, American (editorial board 1949-1955. Club: Men’s Garden (organizer, president Athens).
Elon Eugene Byrd, American biologist. Decorated Bronze Star medal. Served to Lieutenant Medical Service Corps, United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Micros. Society, American (editorial board 1949-1955,; Club: Men’s Garden (organizer, president Athens).
Instructor, Mississippi State College, 1929-1932. Faculty U. Georgia, Athens, 1934-1974, professor zoology-parasitology, 1945-1972, professor emeritus, 1972-1974. Special consultant filarial studies United States Public Health Service, 1951-1962.
Consultant parasitology Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, 1968-1974. Trustee, Executive Committee Highlands Biological Laboratory, 1950-1974, Highland (North Carolina) Biological Station, 1957-1974.
Born June 9, 1905